VEGETABLE MICROWAVE BITYANI
Basmati Rice: 350 gms
Potatoes: 200 gms
Carrot: 200 gms
Onion: 150 gms
Green Peas: 1 cup
French Beans: 125 gms
Cauliflower: 1/2 cup
Green Chiily: 4
Garlic: 20 gms
PeeperCorns: 1 tsp
Red Chilly Powder: 1 tsp
Birayani Masala: 4 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder: 1 tbsp
Garam Masala Powder: 1/2 tsp
Cumin Powder: 1/2 tsp
Curd: 1 cup
Saffron: 1 tbsp
Milk: 1/2 cup
Mint: 1/3 cup
Coriander Leaves: 1/3 cup
Rose Water: 2 tsp
Cashewnut: 50 gms
Raisins: 50 gms
Almond: 50 gms
Ghee or Refined: 120 gms
Salt: to taste
Wash and soak rice in 2 cups of water for half an hour.Drain the Water.
Cook the rice with all garam Masala viz cloves, caradamon, cinnamon stick till done.
Allow the rice to cool down slightly. Wash the rice in running water and keep aside.
Divide the curd into two equal parts.
Chopped the mint leaves and coriander leaves. Add these toone part of curd.
Add saffron into a warm milk and keep it aside.
Soak the almond for half-anhour in water and chooped it. Also chopped the cashew nuta.
Peel potatoes, carrots .Wash and dice them
Sliced the onion and green chilly.
Peel ginger,grlic and chopped them finely
Heat oil in a pan, add the remaining garam masala.Saute it over medium heat
Add onion and fry till it becomes brown.Add Ginger,Garlic and Green chillies. Mix well.
Add all the masala viz turmeric Powder,Red chilly Powder,Coriander Powder,Cumin Powder,Biryani masala and mix well and fry these for 2 minutes.
Add salt to taste. Mix well
Add plain curd. Stir it and add 2/3 cup of water. Bring it to boil. and simmer it till the vegetales are done.
Add the nuts viz cashewnut,almonds and raisins.Mix well
Take the cooked vegetables in a bowl.
In a microwave safe dish place one layer of cooked rice, Apply one layer of cooked rice. one layer of curd with mint and coriander leaves and 3 tsp of saffron dissolved in milk.
Repeat the step once more.
Microwave for 5 minutes at 100% power. Allow it to stand for 5 minutes.
Take out in a serving dish. Mix well
Serve hot with Raita
- Alternatively, you can do these same steps in an handi.
In an handi place one layer of cooked rice, vegetables, curd with coriander and mint leaves and saffron dissolved in milk. Repeat the same process once again
Cover the lid.Apply the atta dough all around the dough. Press it lightly
Cook it on a low flame for about 20-25 minutes
Take out in a serving plate.Mix well
Serve hot with raita