Jun 14, 2007

Egg Biryani


1. Basmati Rice - 4 cups
2. Eggs - 6
3. Onion - 1 big
4. Green Chillis - 4
5. Mint leaves -a handful
6. Coriander leaves - a handful
7. Tomatoes - 3
8. Jeera - 1/2 tsp
9. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
10. Cinnammon - 1" pc
11. Cloves - 4
12. Cardamom - 2
13. Coriander Pd. - 1 tbsp
14. Chilli Pd. - 2 tsp
15. Turmeric pd. - 1/2 tsp
16. Yogurt - 4 heaped tbsp
17. bayleaf - 2
18. Ghee - 3 tbsp
19. Oil - as reqd
20. Sliced onion - fried for garnish
21. Raisins - for garnish
22. Salt - as per taste
23. Water 7.5 cups

1. Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes. Chop onion lengthwise. Make a coarse paste out of green chillis, mint leaves, coriander leaves and tomatoes. Scramble 3 eggs and keep aside. Boil 3 eggs.

2. In a cooker or kadai heat 3 tbsp of ghee. Add jeera. Once they crackle add the rice and saute gently till they are a little crisp. Keep aside.

3. In a cooker heat oil. Add bayleaf, cinnammon, cardamom and cloves. Add chopped onion and saute till they are soft. Add ginger garlic paste. Pour the ground paste. Add coriander pd., chilli pd., some salt and turmeric pd. Saute for 3 minutes. Add yogurt and mix well.

4. When the above mixture starts bubbling add the scrambled eggs and fried rice. Mix well. For added taste you can add 1 tbsp of chicken biryani masala. Add water and remaining salt. Pressure cook - 2 whistles.

5. Move it to a serving bowl/ platter and granish with boiled and halved eggs, fried onions and raisins.
6. Enjoy while it's hot with raita.


Jyothi said...

Hi Vini, waiting for your recipe details. Looks great and yummy. Send me a plate of egg biryani. :)

rushali said...

Come on...you cannot tempt me like this....just the picture.....waiting for the recipe....the pic looks FANTASTIC!!!

Prajusha said...

hi vini,
ur egg biriyani pics looks great.waiting for the recipe

marriedtoadesi.com said...

Yes, can't wait for the recipe! Nice presentation.


Anonymous said...

it's been 2 mpnths posting egg biryani recpe coming soon. pls post the recipe of the same as we are waiting for this.

pls don't make us wait some more time.

Anonymous said...

This receipe was worth waiting for....Delicious....If there is any other superlative of that...thats too applies..