Aloo & tofu biryani

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Tofu : 200 gms cubed and fried

Potato : 2 medium sized, cubed and fried

Onions : 2 small sized sliced abd fried

Mint : 1 big bunch

Coriander : 1 big bunch

Green Chillies : 5 to 6

Basmati Rice : 3 cups

Turmeric : 1/2 tsp

Cinnamon : 1 inch stick

Cloves : 4

Ginger Garlic paste : 1 tbs

Bay leaves : 2 or 3

Shahijeera : 1/2 tsp

Salt : To taste

Lime juice : 1

curd : 3 tbs

ghee : 1/2 tsp


  • Take 3/4th portion of coriander & mint leaves, to this add the cinnamon and cloves, 4 green chillies and grind to paste.
  • To this paste add the curd, ginger garlic paste ,turmeric, fried potato & tofu, salt and marinate it for abt 30 mins.
  • In some water add some salt for the rice , shahijeera, bay leaves and par boil the rice, strain the water from the rice.
  • In a nonstick wide dish coat the base with little ghee (1/2 tsp) first put in the marinated tofu and aloo, on that a layer of rice and then place the remaining green chillies coriander, fried onions, lime juice and then cover with another layer of rice .
  • Now cover the container and cook it on high flame for 3 to 4 mins and then on low flame for ant 8 mins. Serve this with raitha, onion rings and lime.


Aloo & Tofu Biryani, photo 1Aloo & Tofu Biryani, photo 2


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