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Veg Biryani



Veg Biryani is a popular dish made with rice, vegetables, and spices. It is usually served with raita, a yogurt-based condiment. The vegetables used in the dish vary, but typically include potatoes, carrots, peas, and cauliflower. The spices used to flavor the dish include cumin, coriander, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and bay leaves. The dish is usually cooked in a sealed pot, which helps to keep the flavors and aromas of the spices and vegetables inside. Veg Biryani is a delicious and nutritious meal that can be enjoyed as a main course.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

2 cups


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Bay Leaves


Cinnamon Sticks


Cardamom Pods




Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Onion, finely chopped


Green Chillies, finely chopped


Ginger-Garlic Paste

2 teaspoons

Mixed Vegetables (Carrots, Beans, Peas, Cauliflower, etc.)

2 cups

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon

Fresh Coriander Leaves, chopped

2 tablespoons

Fresh Mint Leaves, chopped

2 tablespoons

Salt, to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the basmati rice in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee and oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Step 3:

Add bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, and cloves. Fry for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add onion and fry until golden brown.

Step 6:

Add green chillies and ginger-garlic paste. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add mixed vegetables and fry for a few minutes.

Step 8:

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 9:

Add fresh coriander leaves and mint leaves. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 10:

Add salt and fry for a few minutes.

Step 11:

Add the soaked basmati rice and fry for a few minutes.

Step 12:

Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 13:

Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

Step 14:

Serve hot with raita or any other accompaniment of your choice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 53180 users have chowed down on Veg Biryani a whopping 83966 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Lucknow, Pune, Chennai, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Veg Biryani like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Veg Biryani, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Veg Biryani is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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