Thursday, 10 June 2021


Easy one pot meal. Any new bee cook can do this Egg briyani. This is one of the must try meal for Eggetarians. This Egg briyani tastes heavenly and takes you to love Eggs to (vera level🤩😋) another level. 

How to make? 
Here is the recipe!


Eggs 4 pcs
India gate dubar Basmati rice 1.75 cup/350 gm
Tomatoes medium size 2 chopped
Bellary onion 150 gms/ 2 medium size finely sliced
Green Chilly 1 pc
Coldpressed Groundnut oil  100 ml
Stat anise 1 pc
Cinnamon sticks 4 pcs small
Cloves 4 pcs
Green Cardamoms 2 pcs and black Cardamom 1 pc
Bay leaves 2 pcs 
Himalayan pink rock salt 3/4 tsp+1/2 tsp
Red Chilly powder 3/4 tsp
Garlic ginger paste 2 tbsp (Ginger Grated 30 gm+Garlic cloves 20 gms)
Fresh Curd 2 tbsp
Coriander greens, a fistful
Mint greens, a fistful
Karam masala powder 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice 1/2 lemon

**Note: Cinnamon 25 gm+Cardamom 25 gm+Cloves 25 gm. grind until fine texture. Store in an air tight container for future use.


STEP one:

Wash the eggs and place the eggs in water.
Add rock salt 
Pressure cook the eggs until one whistle.
Switch off the flame.
Set aside to cool down.

STEP two:

Wash the Rice until clear water.
Soak the Rice in Lukewarm water for 30 minutes

Meanwhile, Grind the Ginger-Garlic paste adding little water.

Slice the onion.
Chop them tomatoes.
Get all the other ingredients ready on countertop.

STEP three:

Heat the pressure cooker with Groundnut oil on medium heat.
Add star anise, Cloves, Cinnamon sticks, green cardamoms and one black cardamom.
Then, add bay leaves.
Saute on low flame.
Next, add sliced onion and green chilly.
Saute until onion slices fried golden brown on medium heat.
Add coriander greens and mint leaves
Add Ginger Garlic paste and saute again.
Add tomato chops.
Add Rock salt
Add Curd 
Saute again until mushy.
Let cook until oil ooze out 
Add Red Chilly powder.
Saute again for a while.
Add water and stir well to combine all the flavours.
Let the contents boil for 5 seconds.
Check the salt taste. 
Add karam masal powder.
Stir well.
Squeeze lemon.
Stir once again.
Drained the soaked Rice completely.
Transfer the drained rice and stir well.
Once the water contents and rice levelled, add deshelled and shallow-slit Eggs.
Cover with its lid.
Place the weight.
Let pressure cook until one whistle.
Simmer after one whistle.
Let cooking on Simmer heat for a while.
Turn off the heat.
Let it cool down on its own time.

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Ready to serve
Brinjal chutney and onion raita are the perfect combo for Egg biryani

Yield: 2 persons. 

If you want to make more persons, you can multiple the measurement given here, accordingly.
If we want plain Biryani or kushka, you may skip the addition of Eggs.

Time: within 40 minutes



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