Monday, July 14, 2014

Anda Briyani



TOTAL TIME: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 3 Persons

INGREDIENTS 

  1. 1 tbsp Oil
  2. 1 paper-thin, lengthwise slice
  3. 1 cup Basmati Rice
  4. 1 1/4 cup water
  5. 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  6. 2 Black Cardamom
  7. 3 Bay Leafs
  8. 5 Cloves
  9. 5 Black Peppercorns
  10. 1 Javetri
  11. 1" Cinnamon stick
  12. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  13. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  14. 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  15. 1/2 cup Yogurt / curd
  16. 1 tsp red Chilli powder
  17. 1/2 tsp garam masala
  18. 1 tsp Biryani masala
  19. 2 Green chillies
  20. 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  21. 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
  22. Egg preparation

    • 6 boiled Eggs
    • 1 tsp Oil
    • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp Biryani Masala

    For Egg Biryani layers

    • 2 tbsp Saffron water
    • 1 tsp Biryani Masala 
    • 1/4 cup Coriander Leaves
    • 2 tbsp chopped Mint leaves
    • 2 tbsp fried Onion
    • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter



  1. Method

    Egg Biryani Preparation

    • Wash rice well under cold water and soak rice in enough water for 30 mts.
    • Heat oil in a pan.
    • Once oil is hot add cumin seeds and whole spices javetri, black cardamom, cinnamon stick, cloves, black peppercorns, bay leafs and mix well.
    • Once whole spices start to pop, add onion, mix and cook till onion gets little browing around the edges.
    • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, mix and cook for 2 mts.
    • Add yogurt and mix well.
    • Add green chillies, red chilli powder, biryani masala, garam masal and mix well.
    • Add soaked and drained rice in to gravy, mix well.
    • Add water, salt and mix well.
    • Bring to a boil.
    • Once the rice comes to a boil, lower down the heat to medium, cover and cook till most of the moisture is been absorbed in the rice.
    • Cover and simmer on a very low heat for 15 mts.

    Masala Egg Preparation

    • Take boiled eggs and make some gashes around boiled eggs.
    • Heat tsp of oil in a pan, to that add eggs.
    • Roast eggs for 4 to 5 mts or until you see eggs stat to get little browing.
    • Season eggs with chilli powder, biryani masala and salt, mix well.
    • Cook for 2 more mts.

    Layering Biryani

    • Once rice is cooked, put in masala eggs in cooked rice.
    • Fluff up the rice to cover the eggs in.
    • Sprinkle some biryani masala.
    • Add some saffron water.
    • Add coriander leaves and mint leaves.
    • Also spread some fried onion.
    • Add tbsp of ghee or clarified butter.
    • Cover and simmer on low heat for 10 more mts.

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