Rajma Biryani
A wholsome Protein Rich Biryani coming from a Punjabi Gourmet kitchen, a must make.
Prep Time
15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 4-6hours
Prep Time
15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 4-6hours
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat ghee and add sliced onions and sauté till the onions are translucent .
  2. Add ginger garlic paste and slit green chilly , sauté for a minute.
  3. Add cloves , cardamoms , red chilly powder, garam masala, turmeric powder , ginger juliennes and 1/2 cup fried onions . Sauté for a minute till the spices are roasted .
  4. Add the kidney bean stock , bring it to a rolling boil.
  5. Add kidney beans , yogurt , 1/2 tsp each of mint and coriander leaves.
  6. Add lemon juice and finally rice .
  7. Let the rice cook 50% and then add 1/4 cup of fried onions, rest of coriander and mint leaves.
  8. After all the stock is absorbed , simmer the flame and add ghee ( optional but recommended for a aromatic and flavourful rice ) and cook covered with a heavy weight on the lid . Cook till the rice is completely cooked.
  9. Transfer to a serving bowl , garnish the rice with the rest of fried onions, mint and coriander leaves .
  10. I used 1/2 tsp of finely chopped red bell pepper and a finely chopped spinach leaf .
Recipe Notes