Saturday, 26 October 2013

Egg biriyani



Friday and Saturday are my days I can prepare any food my own wish. Last two week I was thinking to make egg biriyani but I know by hearing this name my hus will get angry. So I didn't tell him what I gonna prepare today. Unexpectedly he appreciated me lot after having this he told never thought egg biriyani will be tasty. 

Ingredients
For rice
Basmati rice                      : 2 cup
Clove                                 : 4
Cardamom                          : 4
Cinnamon                            : 2 inch stick
Pepper corn                        : 10
Lemon juice                         : 2 tsp
Cashews                              : 1 tbsp
Raisins                                : 1 tbsp
Oil / ghee                           : 2 -3 tbsp
For dry gravy
Hard boiled egg                   : 5
Chili powder                       : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder                 : ½ tsp
Onion                                  : 3
Tomato                                : 2
Green chili                          : 6(make slit)
Chopped ginger                    : 1 tbsp
Chopped garlic                     : 1 tbsp
Coriander leaf                     : ½ cup
Garam masala                       : ½ tsp
Biriyani masala                     : 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil                                      : 1 ½ tbsp

Preparation
1.     Make 5-6 vertical slits on egg
2.    Marinate the egg with chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Keep it for 30 minute
3.    Fry marinated eggs in 1 tbsp of oil and keep aside
4.     Add 2 thinly sliced onion and saute well.
5.    Saute green chili, chopped ginger and garlic along with onion
6.    Add sliced tomato and stir well till it mash completely
7.    Add garam masala, biriyani masala and salt. Mix well when its raw smell goes add coriander leaves and keep in low flame
8.    In pressure cooker add 2-3 tbsp of oil/ghee
9.     Fry cashews and raisins. Drain and keep aside
10. Fry remaining sliced onion till it turn golden brown color
11.  Drain and mix this with above prepared gravy. Stir well and add fried eggs. Turn of the fire and keep aside
12.  Add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and pepper corn in oil (in pressure cooker) once nice smell comes add 3 cup of water 2 tsp of lemon juice and enough salt
13. Add washed rice when water started to boil
14. Close the lid and cook. Switch off the flame when first whistle came
15. After 3 minute release the pressure and open the lid
16. Mix rice slowly to ensure equal distribution of spices
17. Take out ¼th portion of rice from pressure cooker then add egg dry gravy on remaining rice spread nicely
18. Add rest of the rice on top off egg gravy and finally add cashews and raisins
19. Close the lid  without pressure cooker weight and keep in low flame for 20 minute

20.After lid opening slowly mix the rice and serve with pickle

(Today I didn't take stepwise photos because I already posted different biriyanis and most of the steps are almost same
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