Veg biryani, no onion no garlic

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
1.5 cups Basmati Rice

1/2 cup green peas

1/4 cup diced paneer

2 small potatoes

1.5 teaspoon garam masala

1/2 teaspoon red chili powder

1 handful of cashew nuts

1 handful of golden raisins

2 tablespoon oil

1/2 cup curd

salt to taste


  • Wash Basmati rice and clean. Cook it with 2.5 cups water in a pressure cooker. Allow a single whistle. Put off heat. Once it is cooled open the cooker and remove the cooked rice on a tray. Let is cool further and then fluff it up with a fork. This should be done with a light hand to avoid breaking the long grains of rice.
  • Then in a wok heat oil. Fry the cauliflower till golden remove in a plate. Then cut the washed potatoes into wedges. Fry them till golden. Keep aside. Now it is the peas, fry till the green color intensifies. Add the cashews and raisins. Mix in the garam masala and the red chili powder.
  • Cook for 5 minutes. Now add the diced paneer. Cook another 5 minutes till masala coats the paneer. Now mix in the fried potatoes and cauliflower. Lastly add the curd and salt and cook for another 5 mins. You will see the oil separates at this point. Put off the heat.
  • Finally to plate the Veg Biryani, layer out the cooked Basmati rice on a serving tray. Follow in by a layer of the Curried vegetables. On top another layer of rice and now the fourth one is again a vegetable layer.
  • Mixing the curried vegetables into the rice delicately the wafts of basmati makes makes the bowl inviting. The cashews lend the nutty and raisins a sweet note to the rice.


Veg Biryani, No Onion No Garlic, photo 1
Veg Biryani, No Onion No Garlic, photo 2


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