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Egg Biryani

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Fragrant basmati rice cooked with egg and spices

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Egg Biryani

Main Ingredients

Eggs, Basmati rice

Cuisine

Hyderabadi

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Eggs hard boiled peeled and halved
    6
  • Basmati rice soaked and drained
    1 1/14 cups
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch stick
  • Green cardamoms
    2
  • Cloves
    3
  • Onion sliced
    2 medium
  • Ginger paste
    1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste
    1 teaspoon
  • Tomatoes chopped
    2 medium
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Fresh mint leaves torn
    a few
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Coconut milk
    1/2 cup
  • Ghee
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste

Method

Step 1


Heat the oil in a deep pan. Add the cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves and sauté for one minute.

Step 2


Add the onions and sauté till soft. Add the ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3


Add the tomatoes and sauté for two minutes.

Step 4


Add the coriander leaves and mint leaves and continue to sauté for two minutes longer.

Step 5


Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 6


Add the coconut milk, two-and-a-half cups of water and salt. - See more at: http://old.sanjeevkapoor.com/egg-biryani.aspx#sthash.1XmmU4e8.dpuf

Step 7


When the water comes to a boil, add the rice and ghee and mix well.

Step 8


Cover and cook over high heat for five minutes.

Step 9


Lower heat and continue to cook for ten minutes, or till the rice is done and all the moisture has been absorbed .

Step 10


Transfer the biryani to a platter, garnish with boiled eggs and serve hot.

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