Egg Biryani Recipe - Fragrant basmati rice cooked with egg and spices

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Main Ingredients : Eggs, Basmati rice

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Rice

Egg Biryani

Egg Biryani Recipe - how to make Egg Biryani


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Eggs hard boiled peeled and halved6

  • Basmati rice soaked and drained1 1/14 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Cloves 3

  • Onion sliced2 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped2 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


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:

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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