Tricolored Biryani Recipe - An instant three layered biryani.

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Main Ingredients : Basmati rice, Oil

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Rice

Tricolored Biryani

Tricolored Biryani Recipe - How to make An instant three layered biryani.


Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Basmati rice soaked1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 4 tablespoon

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Cashewnuts 8-10

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carrots boiled and grated 2 medium

  • Cauliflower separated into small florets , boiled 1/4 medium

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt whisked 1/2 cup

  • Green peas blanched 1/4

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 cup

  • Coconut grated 2 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add onion, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and cloves. Sauté till onion turns pink. Add rice and toss gently for a minute. Add four cups water and salt and mix.

Step 2

Cook till rice is done. Drain the rice and divide into three equal portions. Heat one tablespoon oil in a non stick pan and fry cashewnuts till golden. Add turmeric powder, carrots and one portion of rice and toss. Set aside.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon oil and sauté cauliflower for two minutes. Add garam masala powder, yogurt and second portion of rice and mix gently. Set aside. In another non-stick pan, heat remaining oil. Sauté green peas for a minute.

Step 4

Add green chillies, coriander and the third portion of rice. Toss well and set aside. To serve; place the green coriander rice at the bottom, top it with the yogurt rice and finally a layer of turmeric rice. Serve hot garnished with grated coconut.

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