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Mushroom Biryani


Mushroom Biryani is a delectable North Indian recipe that can be consumed as a full course lunch or dinner meal. This scrumptious recipe is prepared using simple ingredients like basmati rice, mushroom, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, green chillies, yogurt and a melange of Indian spices which make this dish super delicious and hard to resist. It can be made easily at home without putting much effort.

3 cup rinsed,soaked basmati rice
2 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoon ginger paste
4 split green chilli
1/4 tablespoon red chilli powder
salt as required
4 crushed green cardamom
3 bay leaf
1 1/2 teaspoon crushed lightly fennel seeds
water as required
1 cup rinsed,chopped button mushroom
2 cup chopped tomato
2 teaspoon garlic paste
1 cup yoghurt (curd)
1 1/2 teaspoon powdered black pepper
3 1/2 tablespoon ghee
4 clove
2 1/2 cinnamon stick
1 1/4 teaspoon powdered turmeric
1 tablespoon garam masala powder

Step 1
To prepare this delicious recipe, wash and soak the basmati rice for 20 minutes. Then wash the mushroom to remove all the dirt from it.

Step 2
Place a pressure cooker over medium flame and add ghee in it. Once it is heated add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, coarse cardamom and fennel seeds. Fry for 2 minutes. Then add chopped onions and saute until it becomes translucent.

Step 3
Now, add ginger garlic paste, green chilies, tomato, mushrooms. Mix them well and saute for about 2 minutes. Then add yogurt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, black pepper powder. Fry them and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4
Next, add soaked basmati rice along with the 4 cups of water in the mixture. Mix them altogether. Close the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 5
Once it is cooked turn off the flame and allow the pressure to be reduced completely. Remove the lid and your Mushroom Biryani is ready to be served. Enjoy!