Egg Biryani

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Egg Biryani

A Mughlai classic delicacy.

Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Serves 2
CuisineMughlai
DifficultyMedium
Main Ingredients Egg, Rice

Biryani was believed to have been invented in the kitchen of Mughal emperors. It is very popular in South Asia and key element to south Asian cuisine. Biryani is prepared with long grain basmati rice with spices which gives it a perfect look and authentic taste.

Ingredients

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Egg Biryani Ingredients

Egg Biryani Ingredients

Steps

  1. Boil 4 cups of water in a pan and add 2 cups of basmati rice in the boiling water. Add 1 tsp of salt to it and cook it until they are half cooked. Once cooked strain it and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok, add sliced onion and deep fry them until they are golden brown in color. Keep them aside on a paper towel.
  3. In the remaining oil add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and shah jeera.
  4. Add chopped onion and tomato fry them well for 1 min in a medium flame.
  5. Add chopped garlic and ginger paste in it and continue to cook for few seconds.
  6. Add cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and biryani masala and give it a stir.
  7. If u want add a little water in it and cook it till the oil oozes out.
  8. Add boiled egg, stir very lightly.
  9. Take one another dish, sprinkle about 2 tbsp oil in it.
  10. Make layer with the cooked egg and boiled rice and sprinkle few drops of water on it (2 tbsp).
  11. In the last layer sprinkle de-seeded chilli sliced and ginger sliced over it.
  12. Sprinkle the food color and dry coriander leaves over it.
  13. Cover it with a lid and cook for 10 mins on a very low heat so that the rice does not stick to the bottom of the pan.

Serving Instructions

Serve it hot with onion raita

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