Mushroom Biryani

Veg Vegan Meat

Mushroom/Kalan biryani is an aromatic and flavor-filled one-pot meal prepared with basmati rice and it is authentic to South India, especially in Chettinad cuisine from Tamilnadu, South India

Mushroom / Kalan Biryani

YIELD

4 people

TYPE

Main Course

TIME

60 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a blender, add ginger, garlic, cinnamon stick, cardamom, star anise, cloves, javitri, water, and grind it into a coarse paste

STEP

2

In a wide bottom pan with medium heat, pour oil, add bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves, star anise, cardamom, kalpaasi, and green chili. Saute until it turns aromatic

STEP

3

Add thinly sliced onions and saute until it turns soft

STEP

4

Now add the ground biryani masala paste and saute until it turns fragrant

STEP

5

Add ¼ cup of mint leaves, coriander leaves, and tomato and saute until it turns mushy

STEP

6

Now add chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix well until everything is incorporated

STEP

7

Add curd and give a quick mix

STEP

8

Add the sliced mushroom and give a nice toss until all the masala coat evenly

STEP

9

Close the pan with the lid and cook the mushroom for about 10 minutes

STEP

10

Open the lid, give a quick mix, add the basmati rice, and spread it evenly

STEP

11

Add water from the sides of the rice

STEP

12

Allow the rice to cook for 70%

STEP

13

Now add the remaining ¼ cup of mint leaves, fried onions, and ghee and simmer the heat to medium-low heat

STEP

14

Close the pan with the lid and cook it for about 15 minutes

STEP

15

Switch off the stove and allow it to rest for 5 minutes and then open the lid

STEP

16

Fluff  the rice gently and now the mushroom biryani should be ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

17

Serve the delicious Mushroom Biryani with raita or just as it is