|September 26, 2022

Cauliflower Dum Biriyani

Cauliflower dum biryani is a very easy recipe in Indian style. That is made with cauliflower, whole spices, and biryani masala. A vegan recipe that tastes too good.

    Let's Make Cauliflower Dum Biriyani.

    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Cook Time: 50 minutes

    Note: All ingredients in blue is available at alcoeats.com


    Ingredients Quantity
    Green Cardamom 3
    Cinnamon Stick 1 stick
    White Pepper 1 tsp (crushed)
    Bay leaves 2
    Cumin Seed 1 tsp
    Basmati Rice 2 cups
    Cauliflower florets 2 cup
    Onions chopped (For all purpose)
    Tomatoes 3
    Kashmiri Chili Powder 1 tsp
    Biryani Masala Powder 1 cup
    Yogurt  1 cup
    Oil/butter 1 tbsp.
    Salt to taste
    Ginger-Garlic 3-4
    Cashew nuts optional
    alcoeats Cauliflower Dum Biriyani


    1. Firstly, separate small florets from the cauliflower, wash them, and keep them aside.
    2. Then cook the rice with the required water and the rice is done, keep the rice aside.
    3. Then heat 2 tsp of oil and fry the onions, garlic, and cashew nuts until golden brown. Now grind this along with ginger garlic to a smooth paste and keep t aside.
    4. Then in a wide pan, add 1 tbsp. of oil or butter. Then add all the seasoning ingredients and fry it for a minute.
    5. Now add the chopped onions and fry them until golden brown. Then add the ground masala paste and sauté the paste in low flame until light brown.
    6. Now add the chopped tomatoes, cauliflower florets, curd, Kashmiri chili powder, biryani masala, and salt.
    7. Then cook until the cauliflowers are cooked (but not mushy). Also, make sure that the masala is not too watery. It should be a thick gravy inconsistency.
    8. Now, at this stage, you could either layer the rice and this masala in an oven-proof pan or add the cooked rice to the gravy and gently mix them to incorporate.
    9. Then cover the dish tightly with a foil and let it cook on low flame for about 15 minutes. You could do this over the gas or in an oven.
    10. Now fry the cashews and raisins in ghee and garnish.
    11. Then serve hot with raita as you like.



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