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Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Published on: July 17, 2013 | Updated on: April 27, 2015


Mushroom Biryani

Mushroom Biryani

There would hardly be an Indian who does not like biryani. There are both vegetarian and non vegetarian biryani’s variations available to us. Biryani was introduced in India during the Mughal period and has been very popular since then. The sheer method of part preparing the rice and meat or vegetable separately and then layering and letting it cook fully enthuses the taste in the biryani which has no supplements. Biryani goes well with raita or plain curry and leaves long lasting taste even after completing the meal. Biryani is a fairly regular featur in our home however I do try and change the meat or the vegetable depending on what feels more exciting. Just the other day at the vegetable shop I found nice white mushrooms which I used to create this Mushroom Biryani. Mushrooms are rich in vitamin B and really low calorie so they don’t add up much more to the biryani like the other meats. The taste is just amazing and it looks nice too. So use the recipe to create a delicious Mushroom Biryani.

Ingredients needed for Mushroom Biryani

Rice – 2 cups

Mushroom – 250 gm

Oil – 2 tbsp

Onion – 2 ( chopped )

Tomato – 1 ( chopped )

Red chili powder – 1\2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1\4 tsp

Salt to taste

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

How to make Mushroom Biryani

Wash and cook the rice till almost cooked.

Heat oil in a pan.

Cook the onions till browned.

Add tomatoes.

Fry for a minute.

Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and coriander powder.

Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add mushrooms and cover and cook till mushrooms are done.

In another pan, put one layer of rice.

Spread the mushroom on top of rice.

Cover with the remaining rice.

Cook for 5-6 minutes till the rice is done.

Garnish with fried onions, cashews and coriander leaves.

Serve hot with mix veg raita.




I am a dental surgeon turned full time mom of a lovely boy. Apart from running around him and doing a lot of activities with him, I like to cook and experiment with new stuff.


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