The Vegetable Biryani recipe is one of the best food to cook and has great flavour to savour. There are hundreds of variations of making biryani each having its own unique taste and flavor.
In a vegetarian biryani we can always add a variety of vegetables to make it more colourful and flavourful.
We can add a mix of cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, french beans, bell pepper / capsicum, button mushrooms and peas. To make it more lavish we can even add aubergines, cabbage, broccoli, spinach and kale.
Veg Biryani recipe is light, a bit spicy and super delicious having subtle flavors of the garam masala, onions and yogurt in the vegetable chunks.
Each bite of the vegetable had the taste, flavor and aroma of the masala as well as the unique taste of that veggie.
In one word, veg biryani is heavenly. Veg biryani recipe given below is step by step recipe with some pictures to enjoy while learning the recipe as much as I enjoy making this biryani. Layering of biryani is also important which can be done by making separate layers of the rice and curry.
We can make variations by the rice or curry is topped with fried onions also known birista. Fragrant ingredients like rose water, pandanus extract generally called kewra water and saffron infused milk, ghee or clarified butter are also sprinkled from the top. The assemble of the semi-cooked rice and gravy with the various toppings are then dum cooked. Authentically, a biryani is always slow cooked on dum to give uniqueness and originality. Veg biryani is a beautiful medley of the aromas, flavors and tastes coming from ingredients added in it.
Making Vegetable Curry/Gravy
Assembling & Layering
Dum Cooking Biryani