Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Mushroom Briyani

I got this recipe from my friend Aarthi. She prepared this for lunch, and it was very inviting and appealing with nice aroma and it taste lip smacking good. Later I tried this in my kitchen and it was a sure hit. I am sure you will definitely like it.

Ingredients :

Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Button Mushroom – 200 gm
Tomato -1
Coconut milk – ¾ cup
Water – ¾ cup
Cloves – 1 no
Cardamom – 1 no
Bay leaf -1
Star Anise -1
Chopped Coriander leaves few
Salt for taste
Oil -2 tbsp
Ghee – 1 tbsp

Paste 1(Grind coarsly) :

Small onions – 10
Garlic -4

Paste 2(smooth paste) :

Coriander powder – 1tbsp
Garlic -2 no
Ginger – 2”
Cinnamon – 1” piece
Cloves – 2 no
Cardamom – 1 no
Green Chilies – 2
Red Chilies -2
Aniseed – ¼ tsp


  • Wash and soak Basmati rice in ¾ cup of water and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Wash and chop the mushroom in to small pieces.
  • In a pressure pan heat 2 tbsp of oil and 1 tbsp of gee and add Bay leaf, cinnamon, clove, star anise let them splutter. Now add the paste 1 and sauté until raw smell leaves.
  • Then add the paste 2 and sauté for another 2 more minutes till the masala smell spread the kitchen.
  • Add the tomato till they mashed.
  • Then add the chopped mushroom and cook till mushroom begins to shrinks and water evaporates from it. Add in the chopped coriander leaves and salt for taste.
  • Add the soaked rice along with water and coconut milk and mix gently to combine everything and take care the rice doesn’t break and now check the salt level.
  • Reduce the flame and cover the lid and cook for 1 whistle.
  • Hot and delicious Mushroom briyani is ready to serve with raita or curry of your choice.

Enjoy Eating…..


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  2. mushroom biryani sounds wonderful..very flavourful and delicious one..thanx for the sweet comment at my space

  3. Wow mushroom biryani looks delicious !!!!!!!!!

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  5. my daughter loves mushroom,
    will try this soon :)

  6. The mushroom biriyani looks very tempting. Looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for dropping by at my space.

  7. Exotic n delicious looking biryani ~ the pics are making me real hungry :)

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  9. wow that looks really yummy dear!

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  11. Just mouthwatering.... looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

  12. Very flavorful biriyani and a lovely presentation..
    First time here,glad to follow you :-)
    G3..looks good,I had a friend of mine ,she also used to write this way!!
    Do drop at my space:-)
    Erivum Puliyum