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Dec 20, 2006

Cabbage Peas Biryani


Basmathi Rice – 1 Cup – Soak in Water

Cabbage – Chopped – 2 Cups

Peas – Fresh / Frozen – ¾ Cup

Onion – 1 Medium Size – Chopped

Oil – 1 tablespoon

Mustard Seeds – 1 teaspoon


Turmeric Powder

Dhania Powder – 2 teaspoons

Cumin Powder – 1 teaspoon

Garam Masala Powder – 1 teaspoon

Fresh Thick Curds – ¼ Cup - Beaten

Curry Leaves (optional)

Cashews or Sliced Almonds – handful

Ghee – 1 tablespoon



Heat oil in a large heavy bottomed Kadai / pressure Pan. Tamper the mustard seeds, add asafoetida and sauté the chopped onions.

Add the turmeric powder, dhania powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder and fry for a minute.

Add the chopped cabbage and peas and fry for a couple of minutes, until the content heats up.

Add one and half cups of warm water. When the water comes to a boil add rice and stir well.

Pressure cook in low heat for 10 minutes.

If using a heavy kadai, cook for 20 minutes with lid.

If using a rice cooker, transfer the contents to the rice cooker and cook until done.

Add the curry leaves and salt and stir.

Drain water and add the basmathi rice and stir. Fry for a minute. Add the curds and stir.

Mix in ghee and ghee fried cashews or sliced almonds. Serve warm with your favorite raitha.

If you want a low fat cabbage peas biryani, omit the ghee and ghee fried cashews or almonds.


FH said...

Cabbage and peas is classic combo in my house!:)) Looks great,photo is good too as usual.Enjoy Myth!
Happy Holidays.

TNL said...

Adding Cabbage is an interesting twist to biryani, It sounds and looks good, think I'll try that next time.


Anonymous said...

Hi Mythreyee,
First time commenting here. This is a new variety of iryani for me! Looks very appetizing. will try it. Thanks,

swapna susarla said...

hai mythreyee
looking nice.great recipe..

jayakarthik said...

ahhhhhhhh briyani
mythy looks lovely

Lakshmi said...

nice combo, looks so good.

Anonymous said...

Mythreyee...great dish, i love biryani, i have to admit, i don't use caggage but now i must try it...thanks for sharing....~smile~

Admin said...

Merry Christmas Dear Friend!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays and have a Happy NewYear.

Mythreyee said...

Merry Chrishmas, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays to everyone.

Asha: Yes, its a classic Combo and I love it.

Trupti: It tastes good too.

Nalini: Try and Let me know if you liked it.

Swapna: Thanks

Jaya: Cool. Try this recipe.

Lakshmi: Yes, its a wonderful Combo. thanks.

Dilip: Try and Let me know how it turned out.

Pavani said...

Cabbage biryani sounds very interesting and different. Will definitely trythis soon. Thanks for sharing the recipe.