Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani

Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani

Capsicum Biriyani

Capsicum Biriyani is a yummy one pot meal. I love one pot meal. It makes morning cooking easy. Capsicum is tasty, healthy and available. I include them all day as gravy, stir fry, pulao. Tried to make biriyani and it just tasted too good.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 3
Cooking Time: 20 min
Waiting Time: 10 min

Ingredients:
300 g of white rice
a handful of mint leaves
1 inch cinnamon
2 nos cardamom
1 teaspoon of poppy seeds
1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste
1 onion thinly sliced
2 capsicum roughly chopped
1 carrot julienned
2 tomatoes chopped
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 tablespoon chilly powder
salt as per taste
100 ml vegetable oil
700 ml water for cooking
water for soaking rice

Method:
Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and fry cinnamon, cardamom,mint leaves.
Add onion and cook till onion turns golden brown.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell leaves.
Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani
Add capsicum and carrot and fry well till veggies are crisp and cooked.
Add chilly powder and garam masala.
Fry them well and add chopped onion.
Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani
Add 700 ml water and salt.
Let the water boil well.
Once the water begins to boil add rice and pressure cook for 12 minutes in medium flame.
After 12 mins, put off the flame and let the pressure come down.
Open the Pressure cooker and stir gently. serve hot.

Capsicum Biriyani | How to make Capsicum Biriyani
Notes:
Let the vegetables turn crisp before adding other ingredients.
Add rice only after water boils well, this will give non sticky cooked rice.

Tinku Shaji

Tinku Shaji holds a bachelor of engineering in food engineering whose major interest is developing new recipes, food styling and food photography.

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