Thursday, 19 February 2015

Cauliflower Biriyani

This week I had chosen cauliflower as the vegetable to show 3 different recipes in BM #49. Ok so I posted a snack, a side dish - what next??? Of course a rice item. So here I am presenting cauliflower biriyani :)


Ingredients:

Cauliflower florets - 1/2 cup
Raw rice / Basmati rice - 3/4 cup
Oil - 1 Tbsp
Ghee / Clarified Butter - 2 tbsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
Curd - 2 tbsp
Onions - 2 
Tomato -
Garlic - 5 Pods
Cardamom - 1 
Cloves - 2 
Salt - to taste




Method:

  • Immerse the cauliflower florets in hot water for 5 minutes and take it out.
  • Marinate the cauliflower in a mixture of curd, half the quantity of the mentioned powders (chilly powder, garam masala powder and coriander powder) and salt.
  • Wash the rise and soak it  in 1 and half cup of water for half an hour.
  • Pressure cook the rice by adding little salt and a drop of oil.
  • When it is done allow it to cool in a broad vessel.





  • Cut the onions into big pieces and sauté them till it turns pink.
  • Allow it to cool and grind it to a smooth paste along with cardamom,garlic,tomato and cloves.
  • In a Kadai add oil and sauté the marinated cauliflower until the curd is swallowed and the cauliflowers turn light brown.
  • When the cauliflowers are done keep it separately.
  • In the Kadai add the ground masala and fry till the raw smell goes off.
  • Keep it in a low flame while frying and add the remaining powders and salt.
  • Now add the cooked cauliflower florets to this. Mix well.
  • Mix the cauliflower mixture well with rice.



Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with any rather of your choice.


9 comments:

  1. Even we love biryanis with cauliflower..very delicious..

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  2. Thats a flavourful and quite a different biriyani..

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  3. What a delicious looking cauliflower biryani.

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  4. We love cauliflower and this is a lovely dish to make with the vegetable!

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  5. The cauliflower biryani tastes yum. Looks great too.

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