Indian vegetarian Recipes

Classic Hyderabadi Veg Biryani – Recipe


¼ Kg Paneer

¼ Kg Mixed Veg (Beans, Cauliflower, Carrot)

1 tbsp Salt

1tbsp Green Chilli Paste

Sautéed Brown Onions, to taste

½ tbsp Cardamom Powder

3-4 sticks Cinnamon

1 tbsp Cumin seeds

4 Cloves

A Pinch of Mace

2 tbsp Clarified Butter

750-gram Semi Cooked Rice

1 tsp Saffron

½ cup Water

½ cup oil


  • In a pan add paneer, mixed vegetables, salt, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, green chilli paste, sautéed brown onions, cardamom powder, cinnamon, cumin seeds, cloves, mace, mint leaves, and lemon juice.
  • Mix all ingredients well.
  • Add curd, clarified butter, semi-cooked rice, saffron, water and oil, mix well.
  • Apply sticky dough on the sides of the pan.
  • Seal with lid and cook for about 25 minutes.
  • Your Classic Hydrabadi Veg Biryani is ready to eat.


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