Plain Biriyani

Serving:2 |Type: Veg –Rice


Basmathi Rice -1 ½ cup
Onion -½ cup
Tomato -1
Green Chili -5
Ginger garlic Paste -1tbsp
Mint Leaves -hand full
Coriander Leaves -hand full
Turmeric -¼tsp
Chili Powder -½tsp
Salt -to taste
Water -3 cups
Milk -½ cup



Oil and Ghee -3tbsp
Cloves -2
Cinnamon -1inch
Bay Leaves -1
Sombu -½tsp
Kal Pasi(black stone flower) -few


  1. Soak the rice for 10 to 15 minutes, then wash it and drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Take a deep and heavy bottom vessel heat with oil and ghee add seasonings fry without burning.
  3. Now add onion,green chili, turmeric and salt sauté well for 1 to 2 minutes, then add ginger garlic paste sauté until it’s get brownish  but not burnt.
  4. Now add mint and coriander leaves sauté for 1 minute then add rice fry well about 2- 3 minutes on medium flame .
  5. Then add tomato, chili powder mix well then add water and milk cook it cover with lid on high flame.
  6. When its starts boiling, immediately keep it low flame for 15 minutes. Don’t open the lid. Don’t stir it in the middle.
  7. Now turn off the stove. Let it rest for 15 minutes, then mix it well .
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  9. Serve with raitha and kurma.


  1. If you want you can add any vegetables or non-veg.
  2. Instead of milk you can add coconut milk.
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One Response to “Plain Biriyani”

  1. nithya says:

    I tried , it was very simple to prepare this.taste is also good.

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