How to make Sabz Biryani -

Vegetable biryani made in microwave.Subz Biryani is a tempting vegetable or subz Biryani recipe with assorted vegetables chopped and stir fried with cooked rice, whole spices and relished garnished with coriander leaves and roasted cashews. ... Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.add onions,cook till golden brown.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book microwave cooking made easy.

Main Ingredients : Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल), Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Rice

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Sabz Biryani

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sabz Biryani Recipe

  • Basmati Rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Green Peas shelled 1/2 cup

  • Carrot , chopped 1 medium

  • Cauliflower separated into florets 1/4 small

  • French beans chopped 4-5

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Onions 3 medium

  • Saffron (kesar) 4-5 strands

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint (pudina) roughly chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Kewra water a few drops


Step 1

Chop one onion and slice the remaining two. Soak saffron in warm milk. Place the rice in a microwave casserole with five cups of water and salt to taste. Cook, covered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for ten minutes. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

In a separate microwave bowl place sliced onions with two tablespoons of oil. Cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for four minutes. Drain the onion on an absorbent paper. Place three tablespoons of ghee with chopped onion, ginger, cumin seeds, green chillies, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf in a large microwave casserole.

Step 3

Cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for three minutes. Mix in peas, carrot, cauliflower, French beans, tomato, coriander leaves, yogurt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and one and a half cups of water. Cook, covered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for twelve minutes.

Step 4

In another large microwave casserole, place half the vegetables and cover them with half the rice. Repeat the layers once. Cook, covered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for twenty minutes.

Step 5

Sprinkle saffron, cooked sliced onions, mint leaves and kewra water on rice and cook, covered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for ten minutes. Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.