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How to make Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style Recipe

Updated on May 17, 2015
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Mushroom Biriyani

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Spicy Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style Recipe - Introduction

Dear Readers,

I would like to contribute Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style Recipe, which is another healthy and delicious recipe to try.

Some of Mushroom Health benefits are :

  • Helps in immune system functioning
  • Good replacement for Red meat
  • Supports Improved nutrition
  • Supports better diet quality
  • Improves Vitamin D levels in your body

Delicious Spicy Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style recipe

Delicious Spicy Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style recipe
Delicious Spicy Mushroom Biriyani Indian Style recipe

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour 5 min
Yields: Serves two people

Ingredients

  • 400 grams Mushrooms, (halved)
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice, (soaked in water for 20 minutes and drained)
  • Refined oil
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 green Cardamoms
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 (1 inch) Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 big Onions, (chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes, (chopped)
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup Coriander leaves
  • ½ cup Mint leaves
  • 2 cups Water

Instructions

  1. In mixer or a blender put,1/2 big onion chopped, 1 tomato chopped, 1 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, ¼ cup coriander leaves, ½ cup mint leaves, fennel seeds and cumin seeds.
  2. Grind all the ingredients to a fine paste. This is called Biriyani Masala.
  3. Switch on the flame and heat the cooker. Pour 2-3 tablespoon of oil and heat the oil
  4. Once the oil is heated, add 2 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 cardamom and fry it.
  5. Put the 1½ chopped onions in ingredients. Fry them until Onions become golden brown.
  6. When the onions have turned golden brown, add 1 chopped tomato in to it.
  7. Fry till the tomatoes get smashed. Then add the masala paste (that we have ground), turmeric powder, salt and red chili powder in the cooker and cook till the raw smell goes.
  8. Then saute these ingredients for 5 to 7 minutes or so.
  9. When the oil is separated this signs, the masala is nicely cooked.
  10. Now it’s time to add the mushrooms and mix well.
  11. Stir the mushrooms well and allow them to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  12. Now add basmati rice in the cooker and pour required quantity of water.
  13. Note: Add extra salt and chili powder if needed at this stage and mix well.
  14. Close the lid and allow the cooker to give 3 whistles.
  15. Switch off the flame and wait till the pressure is released.
  16. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with Raita or any curry.
  17. If you need to cook this recipe, using Electric cooker then follow the below instructions.
  18. Take a separate pan and proceed the instructions till Step 11.
  19. In electric cooker, pour water, put rice and the prepared mushroom masala.
  20. Mix all off them well and cook as per your electric cooker cooking timings for rice.
In a cooker pour oil and fry cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf and cardamom.
In a cooker pour oil and fry cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf and cardamom.
Onions are added inside for frying
Onions are added inside for frying
Onions have turned golden brown.
Onions have turned golden brown.
Tomatoes are added inside for frying
Tomatoes are added inside for frying
Tomatoes are getting smashed.
Tomatoes are getting smashed.
Ground masala is poured inside. Add chili powder and cook till the oil oozes out from the masala.
Ground masala is poured inside. Add chili powder and cook till the oil oozes out from the masala.
Mushrooms are added inside the cooker
Mushrooms are added inside the cooker
Mushrooms are mixed well with the cooked masala.
Mushrooms are mixed well with the cooked masala.
Add rice and mix well
Add rice and mix well
Pour required quantity of salt and water. Close the lid. Cook till three whistles and switch of the flame.
Pour required quantity of salt and water. Close the lid. Cook till three whistles and switch of the flame.

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      Ravi and Swastha 3 years ago from London, Canada

      Thanks Susan,

      It is an south Indian style of making Mushroom Biriyani. There are some more different styles, i shall share that soon. Thanks for voting up

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      Susan 3 years ago from India

      Mushroom Biryani is one of my favorite and I often make them at home. Thanks for sharing. Rated & Voted up.

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      Ravi and Swastha 3 years ago from London, Canada

      Thanks Anamika. It is one of the favorite recipe of vegetarians. Try the recipe and enjoy the taste of Bushroom Biriyani.

      Regards,

      Mrs.Choosetolive

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      Anamika S 3 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      Never thought of a mushroom Biriyani before this. I always opt for chicken or prawns Biriyani. Will definitely try this one next time.