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Take your biryani up a notch- Bread Biryani

a change from your regular biryani

Biryani is an elaborate dish that involves preparations well in advance. However, this biryani recipe is a welcome variation which is made using bread slices and basmati rice. Give Bread Biryani a try.

Bread Biryani

Bread Biryani

TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes

PREP TIME: 15 minutes




  • 2 cup basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 4 medium chopped onion
  • 10 cashews
  • 1 teaspoon spice black pepper
  • 4 green cardamom
  • 2 cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon crushed to paste garlic
  • 1 bunch curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup grated radish
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 8 sliced bread slices
  • 10 soaked almonds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 clove
  • 1 tablespoon crushed to paste ginger
  • 6 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 bunch chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 teaspoon kus kus (poppy seed)

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  • To make this delicious biryani recipe, take a pan and heat it over a moderate flame. Dry roast cardamom, cloves and cinnamon in the pan and grind these ingredients to a fine powder in a blender. Now heat little ghee in the same pan over a moderate flame and fry the basmati rice for about 30-45 seconds. Once done, remove from flame and transfer the rice in a separate bowl.
  • Then add a little ghee again to the pan again and fry the bread pieces till crisp. Once done, keep the bread slices aside in a bowl. Now grind the almonds, cashew nuts, coconut and poppy seeds to a smooth paste. Heat a little ghee in a pressure cooker. Add the cinnamon powder, ginger garlic paste, onions, salt and curry leaves.
  • Saute well for a minute or two. Add the radish, carrot and green peas. Stir well and add the coconut milk. Bring to a boil and then add the rice and pressure cook till 2 whistles. Once done, add the cumin powder, pepper powder, bread slices, coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer the biryani in a serving bowl and serve it with raita of your choice.


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