Learn how to make the Easy Vegetable Biryani just at your home. Biryani is a type of rice made with layers of rice, spices, and traditional meats this biryani is a delight to the taste buds in every bite! Also, A very mouthwatering and interesting biryani; the colors look appetizing and the flavors are great! Serve it with raita or a salad, because you really don’t need to put a lot on the table when you have a load of biryani that is aromatic and delicious! So, Just make sure you use a good mix of fresh vegetables for maximum color, aroma, and flavor.

Prep: 35 mins      Cook: 30 mins      Total: 1 hr 5 mins      Servings: 4    Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter), or olive oil
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 (1 inch) piece cinnamon stick
  • 7 peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup peas
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • ½ cup diced potato
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red chile pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups basmati rice, rinsed and drained.


  • Step 1 :

Firstly, Melt ghee in a big Dutch oven over medium heat. Append onion, and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in cumin seed, cinnamon stick, and also peppercorns; cook until the spices are fragrant, and the cumin seeds commence to pop about 3 minutes.

  • Step 2:

Stir in ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a simmer, and cook until the water has evaporated about 5 minutes. Stir in peas, carrots, and potatoes. Then, Season with chicken bouillon, salt, red chile, black pepper, garam masala, and turmeric. Stir well, then cover, and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Step 3 :

Finally, Pour in 4 cups water and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, stir in basmati rice, reduce heat to medium, recover, and simmer for 10 minutes. Then, Increase heat to low and continue to cook until the rice has softened, 10 to 15 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

458 calories; protein 9.7g; carbohydrates 86.9g; fat 8g; cholesterol 16.5mg; sodium 1043.3mg.

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