Easy Thengai Paal Biryani recipe, How to make Veg Biryani with Coconut Milk
 
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Easy Thengai Paal Biryani recipe using seeraga samba rice, How to make Veg Biryani with Coconut Milk using freshly extracted coconut milk
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: TamilNadu India
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of seeraga samba rice
  • ¼ cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1-inch cinnamon,
  • 2 cloves,
  • 2 cardamom,
  • 1-star anise,
  • bay leaves
  • 2 sliced onion
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies
  • 250g vegetables of your choice
  • ⅓ tsp turmeric powder,
  • 1 tsp chili powder,
  • 1 tsp coriander powder,
  • 1&½ tsp salt
  • 3 & ½ cup water
  • coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp ghee
Instructions
  1. Soak 2 cups of rice for 30 mins before cooking. Extract ¼ cup thick coconut milk, only first milk. Keep aside.
  2. Heat a Kadai or Pressure cooker with 1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp Ghee add 1-inch cinnamon, 2 cloves, 2 cardamom, 1-star anise, bay leaves. Fry well
  3. Add 2 sliced onions and saute well, till it turns golden. Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, saute well.
  4. Add 2 chopped tomatoes, 2 green chilies saute well till it turns mushy. Add vegetables of your choice.
  5. Add ⅓ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1&½ tsp salt, saute till raw smell goes off and oil separates(approximately 8 mins)
  6. Drain the water and add the soaked rice, saute for a min once the rice becomes a little crisp, add coconut milk & 3 & ½ cup water.
  7. Cover Pressure to cook it for 2 whistles and then switch off. If you are making it in Kadai, cover and cook in medium flame for the first 3 mins and then low in 4 mins or till the rice becomes soft. Switch off the stove. That’s it!!
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at http://www.premascook.com/2021/04/thengai-paal-biryani-recipe.html