Tuesday, May 15, 2012

How to make Mushroom Biryani - Recipe for south-indian mushroom biryani

Today's special menu is Mushroom Biryani. Mushroom contains more protein. 


Basmati Rice 2 cups(soak for 30 mins)Mushroom 250 grams(Cut the mushroom in small pieces)
Onion - 1 large (cut in length wise)
Tomato - 2 medium (chopped)
Green chillies - 3
Garlic - 3 cloves(chopped)
Whole garam masala(cloves, bay leaves, cardemam, fennel seeds, cinnamon sticks)
Soy sauce 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp of garam masla powder.

For seasoning:

Curry and coriander leaves
Oil -5 tsp


1.  Soak the basmati rice for about 30 mins. Add some salt and cook the rice with one and half water. Once the rice is cooked, cool the rice.
2. Transfer the cooked white rice into big bowl(basin) and sprinkle 1 or 2 spoons of oil so the rice won't be sticky.

3. Heat the pan with 5 tsp of oil. Add whole garam masala. Once it became brown, add the onion and green chillies. Don't make the onion to be soft and brown. Just fry the onion for 2 minutes and add the mushroom with some salt. With in few minutes, mushroom will chuck out the water. Make the water drained fully.
4. Now add the turmeric, tomatoes. Mix it well until tomatoes gets mashed and soft. Now add chopped garlic and garam masala powder.
5. Cover the pan and cook for 3 minutes in low heat.
6. Once the mushroom mixture is ready, add 1 tsp of soy sauce, cooked rice, curry & coriander leaves into it. Mix it gently.

If you are a fan of nuts, fry the cashew nuts in the ghee and add it to the rice for richer taste.

Now the mouth watering mushroom biryani is ready!!!

Good companion:

Mint raita is great combination for mushroom biryani. You can also try with onion raita.
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  1. I tried this recipe yesterday. It came out very well. It was a quick, simple and yummy dish. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Thank you so much Sasi for trying this dish. Glad to know it came out well. Did you try any other dish?


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