Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Mushroom Biryani

2 cups - Basmati rice
1 lb - mushrom ( cut into medium size )
3 tbsp - ground ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp - yogurt
1 - big onion ( sliced thin )
5 - green chillies
1 - tomato ( chopped )
1 - star anise
1 - clove
1 - cardamoms
2 - bay leafs
1″ - piece of cinnammon
1 - tbsp chilli powder
1/2 cup - chopped mint leaves
1/2 cup - chopped coriander leaves
1/2 cups - water
Salt to taste
3 tbsp - oil
1 tbsp - ghee


  • Wash and soak the rice in water 15 minutes.
  • Wash and cut the mushroom into medium sized pieces.
  • Heat the oil in the cooker.Add the star anise, cloves, cardamon,cinnammon and bay leafs and saute for a minute.
  • Add sliced onions and green chillies and fry till they start to brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for about 2 minutes.
  • Now add mushrom pieces along with the chopped tomatos and saute till the juice dries up.
  • Add chilli powder,curd ,chopped mint leaves ,corriander leaves and salt to the taste.mix well. now close the lid 5 minutes.
  • Now add ghee and soaked rice, mix it very gently, then add 3&1/2 cups of water, mix well.(slowly)
  • Cover and cook with the weight on, until you hear 1 whistle.
  • Switch off gas flame. Allow the cooker to cool naturally.
Serve mushroom biryani with onion raita.


vadivu said...

Shanthi really your foods are mouthwatering....are you from coimbatore side....your receipes sounds like erode,coimbatore peoples

shanthi said...

Thanks vadivu. your guess is correct. yes, i am from erode.

Anonymous said...

I tried it and cameout excellent... Thanks Shanthi...

Anonymous said...

It came good and tasty, Thanks.
Madhu, Tirupur

Balu said...

hello All,

I tried this recipe and came out really well...

Stella said...

I tried it for the first time and it was delicious. Thanks a lot Shanthi :)

ranimuthu said...

Hi shanthi ur receipe really sounds good....varehvah...

Sangeetha Kathiresan said...

I tried mushroom biriyani for the first time and followed ur recipe . It was very tasty .Thanks much !!!

NiranjanaSarguru said...

hi shanthi... i ll try out and tell u... i was searching for this recipe and found out finally in this blog.....

Anonymous said...

hi shanthi,
was trying more recipes from more websites,but i like yours . i tried more than 12 recipes from your blog whole family appreciated me....credit goes to you.thank you so much . looking for recipes.

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