Paneer Biryani is light yet tasty and a great saver.Serve it with raita,spicy Hyderabadi 'mirch ka salan' and papad.Biryani is always a favorite for a special weekend brunch.It is symbol of feast and happiness.Make and serve with a lot of love.You may make this one pot meal made in a huge handi or wok.Both vegetarian and non-vegetarians greatly appreciate this rice bowl recipe.
Although, the non-vegetarian community always debates that vegetarian version is actually a 'pulao' or pilaf.
Also called as tahiri.
However,It is a great option if u just want to cook one large community meal.
Types of Biryani in India
There are various types of biryani in India.Each developed in its unique style because of geography and local taste.
Consequently,around 11-12 versions are available in India alone.
Dindigul,Sindhi,Hyderabadi,'Tehri',Kalyani,Malabar,Kutchi,Ambur,Bhatkali and Bohri may be some you can taste outside commercially.
Each region has a huge fan following of biryani,after all it is cooked slowly and is delicious with or without meat.
It is also gluten-free and has the power of veggies.
Cottage cheese Benefits:
- First of all,Rich source of protein,Vitamin B Complex,D and calcium.
- Especially,recommended for pregnant women
- Prevents breast cancer and also controls sugar.
Here is a recipe of a healthy biryani and yet super yum. It also has delicious helpings of fresh cottage cheese or 'paneer' .
You can also make it for a sunday brunch and serve to family and friends.
Step by step pictures for Paneer Biryani
1.Get all the ingredients ready including the marinated paneer
2.Cook onions with ginger,garlic & chillies
3.Add carrots,beans and capsicum
4. Add Paneer pices and mix slowly
5.Add coriander,mint and all spices,cook for few minutes
6.Cook rice in a seperate pot until its cooked by 70%
7.Add rice to the paneer mix,cover and cook for 10 minutes on low flame.
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