mushroom biryani recipe, spicy & easy Kalan biryani from Chettinad cuisine(video recipe)
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One-pot Spicy Mushroom Biryani recipe in a pressure cooker without biryani masala and served with Tomato Jam for Biryani and simple onion raita sidedish.
Recipe type: biryani recipe
Cuisine: Chettinadu, Indian
Serves: 3
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice - 1 Cup (250 Ml)
  • Water - 1½ Cups
  • 1 tsp Homemade Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Clove
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1-star anise
  • 2 Onion, Chopped
  • 6 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger & Garlic
  • 2 Tomatoes ground or pureed
  • a hand full Mint Leaves
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  • Salt
  1. Soak Basmati rice for 20 mins
  2. Heat a pressure cooker with oil, add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, star anise and roast them
  3. Add onions, green chilies and saute
  4. Add ground ginger garlic and saute them
  5. Add tomatoes puree or ground tomatoes and saute, add turmeric powder, salt.
  6. Add mint leaves, and mix well
  7. Add mushrooms, mix well.
  8. Add the soaked rice and 1 tsp ghee, mix well the masala. Now add 1 and ½ cup water.
  9. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and let it rest for 10 mins
  10. Serve the Soya chunks rice hot with some raita
cut the mushrooms into medium-sized pieces and you can add green peas which this biryani.
adjust the spice level and salt according to your taste.
Soak the basmati rice before you make biryani to make the perfect fluffy mushroom biryani recipe.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at