Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Vegetable Biryani
Total:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 main course servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 main course servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

For the rice:
For the vegetables:

Directions

Make the rice: Place the rice in a sieve and rinse under cold running water until the water runs clear. Set aside.

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, over medium-high heat. Add the golden raisins, almonds, turmeric, cumin seed, coriander seed, cardamom pods, and cinnamon stick and cook, stirring, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the rice and cook, stirring, until toasted, about 1 minute more. Add the water and salt and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, (wrap the lid tightly with a kitchen towel), cover, and steam until the rice is tender, 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let rest, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside.

Meanwhile, make the vegetables. Melt the butter in a medium straight-sided skillet with a tight-fitting lid, over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the golden raisins, almonds, coriander seed, cumin seed, and cardamom and cook, stirring, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in the cauliflower, green beans, potatoes, carrots, and salt. Raise the heat to high, pour in the water, and cook, covered, for 4 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring, until the vegetables are tender and most of the water has evaporated, about 1 1/2 minutes more.

Add the rice to the vegetable mixture and, using a rubber spatula, stir to combine. Season with salt to taste. Divide the vegetable-rice mixture among plates and top with some of the toasted coconut and almonds. Serve immediately.

Get the Recipe

Over-the-Top Snickers Dessert

Get that classic Snickers flavor in every bite of this over-the-top pie.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sauteed Vegetables

Garden Vegetable Soup

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Grilled Veggie Burritos

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Vegetable Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword