Paneer and mushroom biryani is a rich biryani with nuts and spices which tastes truly awesome.I had prepared this biryani sometime back much before I started blogging,had few pictures and thought of sharing it with you'll. Paneer is cottage cheese which is rich in protein and most of them enjoy.You may prepare this biryani only with paneer or mushroom or even with mixed veggies.
Yellow food color-a pinch(optional)
for the gravy:
powder-1 tsp(I use Nayaks)
Coriander leaves- 1/2 cup(reserve few for garnish)
cup(reserve few for garnich)
Method for the biryani rice:
- Soak the
rice for 20 minutes and drain it .
- Heat ghee
in a cooker and fry the whole garam masala,add onions and fry for sometime.
- Add soaked
rice,dry fruits,yellow food color,salt to taste and water.
- Close the
lid and take exactly one whistle and off the flame.
- Once the
pressure releases open the lid and spread the rice in a plate.
- Heat ghee
in a vessel and fry onions until pink in color.
- Add all
the powders one by one and fry for few seconds.
- Add pureed
tomato ,coriander leaves,mint leaves,green chillies,salt and sugar to taste.
- Add curds,chopped
mushrooms,green peas and cook until it gets cooked.
- Lastly add
paneer,almond paste and cook for few more minutes.
- Take a big
borosil bowl,first add a layer of rice,add few chopped coriander and mint
leaves,followed by gravy.
- Repeat the
procedure where the final top layer should be rice,garnish with coriander
leaves and mint leaves.
- Cover it
with cling film and micro for 5-6 minutes.
- Serve it
hot with raita.
- You may
also add fried onions.