Egg Biryani recipe

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Preparation Time : 30 min Cooking Time : 30 min Serves : 3

Egg Biryani is a popular non-vegetarian Indian dish, A great treat for egg lovers, easy to prepare recipe in which rice is cooked separately, a spicy gravy is prepared by adding simple Indian spices with eggs, mixed together and cooked in a low flame to make a delicious and aromatic egg biryani, just give a try and enjoy with onion raita.

Ingredients:

To cook rice

Basmati rice – 1 ½ cup

Shahi jeera – 1/2 tsp

Cardamoms / Elaichi – 3 no’s

To make the gravy

Egg – 3 + 1 (three boiled egg and 1 egg to prepare gravy)

Onion – 3 medium thinly sliced

Bay leaf – 1

Star anise – 1

Black Cardamom – 1

Fennel seeds – 1/4 tsp

Clove – 3 no’s

Cinnamon – 2 no’s

Fresh ginger garlic paste – 1 tbs

Green chilli – 1

Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Yogurt – 3/4 cup

Mint leaves – 1 small bunch chopped

Coriander – 1 small bunch chopped

Few Saffron strands

Lukewarm milk – 3 to 4 tbs (to soak saffron strands)

Salt

Oil/ghee

 

Method:

Rinse basmati rice in water, soak it for 20 to 25 min.

Boil 3 eggs in water in a vessel by adding water to boil. Remove the shell of the boiled egg make piers on it with a fork  and set aside.

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Heat oil in a pan, add thinly sliced onion and fry until brown and set aside separately.

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Boil 6 cup of water in a vessel, add cardamom, shah jeera and little salt, when it begins to boil add soaked and drained rice into it, cook until it is done.

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Ensure that rice is cooked, drain the rice to a colander.

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Keep all the ingredients ready to start.

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Heat a pan by adding oil/ghee in it, when oil  is hot add bay leaf, star anise, clove, cinnamon, fry for a while, add slit green chilly, ginger, garlic paste fry until you get a fresh aroma, add all the dry spices together, fry for a while (take care not to burn or over roast any ingredients as it spoils the taste of the dish always cook in a medium low flame.)

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Add yogurt into it, bring it to boil, fry until it becomes a thick gravy, add little salt

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Break an egg add it into, combine, fry until it is done,

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Add boiled eggs saute until the gravy coat the boiled eggs, remove and set aside.Chopped mint and coriander, saute together,  Add fried onion,  switch off the flame.

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Mix rice with prepared egg gravy, toss well in a vessel, arrange the egg on it, add/sprinkle soaked saffron milk on it, cover the lid and cook in a low flame for 5 to 6 min, switch off the flame rest it for 5 to 10 min before you serve.

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Aromatic Egg Biryani is ready to enjoy.

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Serve hot and enjoy with onion raita.

Note –

Cook rice until fully done/cooked, to get firm and grainy rice add 1/2 tsp of oil while cooking rice.

 

 

 

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