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Methi biryani | Menthaku Biryani Recipe



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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
  • 2 cups long grain rice (soaked for 30 mins)
  • 1 cup methi leaves (chopped)
  • 1onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • fistful mint leaves (pudina)
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 to 1½ tsp biryani masala
  • 3.5 cups water (adjust)
  • 2 tbsp. Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1½ tsp. ginger garlic paste
Dry spices for seasoning
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 1 strand mace
  • 1 star flower
  • ½ tsp. shah jeera
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 inch cinnamon
  • 3 cardamoms
How to make the recipe
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add all the dry spices and sauté well for a min.
  2. Add onions and fry till golden. add ginger garlic paste to this and sauté till u get the ginger garlic aroma.
  3. Add chilies & methi leaves. Fry till the leaves wilt.
  4. Add tomatoes & salt. Fry till tomatoes turn mushy.
  5. Add garam masala, sauté well.
  6. Add the chopped veggies, mix well. Fry for 2 mins.
  7. Add water and salt and bring the water to a boil.
  8. Add rice and cook till almost the water evaporates.
  9. Close the lid and cook further till the rice is fully cooked.
  10. Serve methi biryani hot with raita

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