Saturday, September 24, 2011

Egg Briyani

Egg Briyani

     Dear friends here I am going to share easy breezy recipe for quick meal which won't disappoint  your taste buds. Here go for the recipe.

Long grain rice / Basmati rice - 2 cups
Eggs - 4 or as needed
Large onions - 2, julienned
Green chilies - 2 or to taste
Ginger garlic paste - 1tsp each
Curd - 1/2 cup
Chopped mint leave & cilantro leaves - 1/4 cup
Orange or red food color - A pinch, mixed in 1 tbsp water
Salt - to taste

Masala Powder:
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tsp or to taste or briyani masala powder - 1tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp

For Seasoning:
Oil - 3 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
Cloves - 3 nos
Green cardamoms - 2
Bay leaves - 1 nos
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp or Black cumin - 1/2 tsp

For Omelet:
Eggs - 1 ~ 2
Turmeric powder - A pinch
Red chili powder - 1/4 tsp or to taste
Ginger garlic paste - 1/4 tsp both
Basen / chick pea flour - 11/2 tsp
Oil - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste

  • Wash and soak rice for minium 1/2 an hour.
  • Hard boil eggs. Peel and slightly cut on the white portion of each eggs.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Add seasoning ingredients  and saute for an minute.

Egg Briyani

  • Add onion, saute till golden brown color then add ginger garlic paste, saute  till raw smell disapper.
  • Add green chilies, all masala powders, chopped mint & cilantro leaves, curd and salt.  Mix well and cook it for 5 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add 3 1/2 cups of water to the masala mixture and allow it to boil.
  • Meanwhile drain the soaked rice and add directly to the boiling masala mixture.
  • Add ghee and mix well. Cover the pan and cook it in medium heat for 3 minutes.
  • Lower the heat and continue to cook for 5 minutes.

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  • In same time, crack the eggs and mix other Omelet ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Heat the pan, add few drops of oil. Pour in the eggs.
  • After few seconds, when bottom of the omelet starts to set. Stir and scramble in to pieces.
  • To this scrambled eggs, add hard boiled eggs and fry for an minute.
  • Open the lid, sprinkle orange food color water over the rice and top it with both scrambled & hard eggs.
  • Cover the pan and cook it for another 5 minutes in low heat and turn off the heat.
  • After 5 minutes open the lid and gentle mix with fork. Serve hot with any raitha.

Egg Briyani


vidhya said...

Most awaited recipe Saras... Looks fantastic.. Very colourful.

Shanavi said...

I also make similar but bit different, i add scrambled eggs..looks spicy and colourful..Wish I's there to relish this..

Pari said...

Lovely colour, can make any one hungry.



Pari said...

Hi. Lovely colour, can make anyone hungry.



Roshan said...


Reshmi Mahesh said...

Super recipe...looks flavorful & delicious..

Reva said...

Super duper dish especially for a Sunday lunch with family..:)
Thanks for sharing dear..

divya said...

Wow...thats a wonderful dish!!!! Slurrp!!

Suja said...

Looks fantastic,delicious and flavorful

Priti said...

Delicious ....looks just so perfect ....


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Priya said...

Omg, cant take my eyes from ur beautiful clicks..makes me hungry..