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Saffron Vegetable Biryani (Zafrani Sabzi Biryani)

 Saffron Vegetable Biryani (Zafrani Sabzi Biryani)
Prep Time
25 - 30 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

4 - 5
If your looking for a vegetable biryani dish then make sure that you try this vegetarian biryani, as it very flavoursome and easy to make, using an assortment of vegetables, spices and saffron.
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Source:  Chef Shireen Anwar in Masala Mornings on Masala TV Channel
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  • Rice (boiled) 1/2 kg
  • Onion sliced 1
  • Potatoes (cut into small cubes) 2 large
  • Carrots (cut into round slices) 2
  • French beans (cut into 1 inch piece) 20
  • Peas 1 cup
  • Cauliflower 1 cup
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Hot milk 1/4 cup
  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cup
  • Kewra water 1 tsp
  • Mint leaves chopped 1 tbsp
  • Whole spices 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Saffron 1/2 tsp
  • Black cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Saffron 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder 2 tsp
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Milk 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Boil 1/2 kg rice with 2 tbsp salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1 tbsp whole spices and 1 tbsp lemon juice till done.

  2. Remove in a tray and sprinkle 1/2 tsp saffron mixed with milk on rice, mix gently.

  3. Mix 1/2 tsp saffron, kewra water, coriander leaves and mint leaves in yogurt.

  4. Heat 1/2 cup oil add 1/2 tsp black cumin with 1 sliced onion and fry till dark golden, add 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste, 2 tsp chilli powder, 2 tsp salt along with all the chopped vegetables.

  5. Fry well adding in little water, lower heat and let it cook till tender, then add 1/2 yogurt mixture, mix and remove.

  6. To assemble: In a pan spread half vegetables, then half rice, spoon 4 tbsp yogurt mixture then repeat with vegetable layer, spread rice, spoon reaming mixture on top.

  7. Cover and put on dum on low flame for 15 minutes.

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Comments posted by users for Saffron Vegetable Biryani (Zafrani Sabzi Biryani) recipe:

  1. unfortunately this was not a great recipe...

    on Sep 23 2012 10:55AM Report Abuse AKHANMAYO
  2. Where you used MILK and KEWRA WATER in the recipe????

    on Jul 9 2012 6:58AM Report Abuse FAZ

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