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Vegetable Biriyani



Vegetable Biriyani is a popular dish in India and other parts of South Asia. It is a rice-based dish made with spices, vegetables, and sometimes nuts or dried fruits. The vegetables used in the dish vary and the rice is usually basmati, and is cooked with a variety of spices, such as cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and bay leaves. The dish is often served with a yogurt-based raita and a spicy chutney.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

2 cups


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Bay Leaves


Cinnamon Sticks


Cardamom Pods




Onion, finely chopped


cloves Garlic, finely chopped


Ginger, finely chopped

1 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon

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

2 cups

Cashew Nuts

1/2 cup


1/2 cup

Salt to taste

Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons



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 the chopped onion and fry until golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the mixed vegetables and fry for a few minutes.

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Add the cashew nuts and raisins. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 9:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 10:

Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 11:

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

Step 12:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 14321 users have chowed down on Vegetable Biriyani a whopping 21006 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vegetable Biriyani, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in may.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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