Mushroom biryani / Mushroom rice

Mushroom biryani / Mushroom rice

Mushroom Rice / Mushroom Biryani

Ingredients:

  • Mushroom – 200 grams
  • Basmati Rice – 2 cups
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 2
  • Coriander leaves – a fistful (chopped)
  • Mint leaves – a fistful (chopped)
  • Bay leaf – a small leaf
  • Lemon extract – 3 to 4 drops
  • Ghee and Oil – 4 to 5 spoons
  • Salt – to taste
  • Coconut milk – 1 to 2 cups (Optional)

Grind and make a paste of:

  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tspn
  • Cinnamon – 2 inch stick
  • Cloves – 4
  • Green chilies – 4 to 5 (Depends how spicy you like)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 spoon

Recipe:

  1. Slice Onion into length-wise. Chop Tomatoes finely. Cut Mushroom into pieces. Grind and make a paste of the above mentioned ingredients. Soak Basmati rice for 15 minutes. Keep everything ready.
  2. Heat Ghee and Oil in a pan. Add Bay leaf and fry for a minute. Add Onion and fry till it turns into golden brown in color.
  3. Add ground paste and fry till raw smell goes off.
  4. Add Chopped Tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft. Add little salt which makes the tomatoes soft quickly.
  5. Add Mushroom pieces and fry till it becomes little soft and the size of the mushroom pieces are reduced noticeably.
  6. Add Chopped Coriander and Mint leaves and fry till it becomes wilted.
  7. Then add soaked Basmati rice and fry for 2 to 3 minutes or till the water evaporates from the rice.
  8. Now Transfer this mix to the rice cooker.Add 3 cups of water(either Coconut milk+water or water), Salt and Lemon extract. Cover and cook.

Serve  this delicious mushroom rice hot with raita.

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