Veg Briyani-Pressure Cooker Method

Veg Briyani- Pressure Cooker

Veg Briyani-Pressure Cooker


Mixed Vegetables-1 kg

Basmati Rice-1 Kg

Salt to taste



For the Tempering / Tadka:



Cinnamon bark-3 pieces

Bay leaves-2



Briyani powder:2 tsp

Turmeric-1/4 tsp


For the Sauté:

Onions-2 medium

Green chillies-2 medium

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 2 medium (make it puree)




Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

Mint leaves-1/2 bunches (optional)

Preparation method:

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add washed basmati rice and fry it nicely For the 2 to 3 mins. keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker; add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaves.
  3. Add Chopped onions and green chillies and sauté it
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry it.
  5. Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, biryani powder and the salt cook it For the 7 mins.
  6. When the oil floats at the top, add the vegetables and mix it well.
  7. Add the basmati rice and water to the vegetables.(Water ratio 1:2- including the mixture prepared)
  8. Add lemon juice, coriander and mint leaves
  9. Cook it For the 3 -5 whistles
  10. Serve it hot with raita.