Monday, June 4, 2012

Egg Biryani


Egg Biryani

 Egg biryani is interesting,quick and tasty recipe.It may look a long process with lots of ingredients,but believe me there is nothing complicated in this dish.It is perfect for a lazy day where you still crave for a royal exotic  meal.It has layers of aromatic rice with spicy egg omelet masala and coconut milk topped with fried hard boiled eggs. Give this recipe a try,you will surely love it.

Recipe adapted from here

Ingredients
For the rice
Basmathi rice- 2 cups
Cinnamon- 2 inch thick,Cloves- 4-5,Cardamon- 3,Star Anise-1
Salt to taste
Ghee- 1 tbs
Rose water- a few drops(optional)

For the biryani masala
Cinnamon- 2 inch thick,Fennel seeds- 1 1/3 tsp,Star Anise- 1
Cardamon- 4 -5,Cloves- 4-5,Cumin- a pinch,nutmeg- a small piece,Black pepper- 1/2 tsp
( lightly roast this and make a fine powder)
(It should be about 2 1/2 tsp- 1/2 tsp to make the omelet
1/3 to fry the egg and the rest for the biryani masala)

To make the omelet
Egg- 3
Onions finely chopped- 1 small
Green chilly- 2
Biryani Masala- 1/2 tsp
salt to taste

To make Omelet Masala
Chopped egg omelet
Onion- 1 finely chopped
Pearl onions crushed- 1/2 cup
Tomato -1
Ginger paste- 1 tsp
Garlic paste- 1 tsp
Finely chopped chilly-4-5
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Biryani masala- 1 tsp
Yogurt-1/2 cup
Juice of half lemon
Coriander leaves - a little

To fry Egg
Hard boiled egg- 4
Chilly powder- a pinch
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Biryani masala- 1/3 tsp
salt to taste
oil to fry

To garnish
Onion- 1
Cashew nuts-8-10
Raisins- a few
Chopped coriander- a hand full
Chopped mint- a little
Thick coconut milk- 1/3 cup with a few strands of saffron


To Cook the rice:
Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan. Add the whole spices and roast it till there is a nice aroma. Add the rice and roast for a minute. Add 4 1/2 cups of water,cover and cook till all the water evaporates and the rice is cooked. Transfer into a tray and fluff with fork.Sprinkle rose essence and set aside.
To make the omelet
Beat eggs till it is light,mix in finely chopped onion,green chilly, biryani masala,salt. Mix in nicely.Grease a frying pan with little oil. Pour the egg mixture and spread around. Flip over and when both sides are cooked transfer into a plate and chop into small pieces.
To fry the egg
Mix all the ingredients listed under fry the egg. Use a little water to make a paste. Spread this on top of hard boiled egg (or cut into two half) and shallow fry till it is slightly golden and set aside.

To make the Egg masala
Heat two tsp of oil in a pan and saute onion till golden brown. Next add green chilly, ginger and garlic paste and saute till raw flavor disappears.Add tomato and saute till it is soft and cooked and till oil separates. Add all the dry spice powder listed and saute for a minute before adding yogurt.Next add the chopped omelet and mix well. Cover and cook for about two minutes till the masala thickens but not too dry. Add chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.
To prepare the garnish
Roast cashew nuts and raisins in one tsp of ghee and keep aside.
Fry thinly sliced onion till it is brown and keep aside.
To assemble
In a heavy bottom pan add a layer of rice and spread half of the egg omelet masala. Sprinkle a little of fried onion, fried cashew nuts and raisins, chopped coriander and mint and a little of the left over biryani masala. Spread the second layer of rice and top it with the rest of egg omelet masala and place the fried eggs and sprinkle a little of the coriander mint leaves. Add the final layer of rice and sprinkle the rest of the fried onion, cashew nuts, raisins,coriander leaves and a pinch of biryani masala. Mix coconut milk and saffron and one tsp of melted ghee pour all over the top. Cover the put weight on top. Put in very low flame and heat for about ten minute. Egg biryani is ready.

Try this ..
Hope you will all enjoy

48 comments:

  1. Super inviting biryani !!!! Looks yum !!!!

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  2. the picture makes me hungry..

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  3. Wat a flavourful,irresistible egg briyani,simply loving your masala powder.

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  4. simple and yet flavorful egg biriyani,looks inviting and tempting....

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  6. The biriyani looks really nice.
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  7. adipoli biryani Suja, so perfectly done...mouthwatering here :) you have explained it also so well :) bookmarking it !!

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  8. Looks perfect Suja. Do participate in the CWS-Black Gram event:
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    Thanks!

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  9. hi suja, this is very innovative, never seen one before and hmmm they look delicious too.. from the ingredients, i must say, this is an excellent beryani-aromatic and flavorful. have a nice day

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  10. looks so flavorful and tasty.

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  11. Awesome Biryani

    Event: Dish name starts with M

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  12. Awesome and Flavourful Egg briyani.

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  13. Wow super delicious briyani...

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  14. Looks Great
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  15. Looks so yummy.. I was looking for egg biryani recipes.. will try out yours too.. thanks for sharing :)

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  16. Biryani looks super tempting....this ingredients here make sure that it was hit !! Aromatic..

    Deepa
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  17. wow...mouthwatering briyani...am drooling over this :)

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  18. Easy to follow and looks scrumptious!

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  19. Looks awesome.Have a biriyani to post.Too much a busy bee recently..
    The bowl you pass it to me.Can finish it within minutes.

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  20. Very nice. It has omelette as well as the topping with boiled eggs. Looks great.

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  21. kothipichu... it looks so delectable... :)
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  22. Super tempting biryani, looks so inviting.

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  23. Sounds yummy and mouthwatering.

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  24. this egg biryani looks so delicious. My mouth is watering now

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  25. Sounds and looks great! A great protein packed power biryani :) great snaps dear

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  26. Wow! Suja loved the way you have prepared the egg biriyani. Looks so tempting. Will surely make it.

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  27. Nicely done Suja. Looks so homey and yummy !!

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  28. Suja! I love to try this..love mutton briyani but egg is something new to me!

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  29. Woww!! Fabulous biriyani recipe.. biriyani looks inviting.. Yummyyy

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  30. That Biryani is quite tempting....the ingredients used are very handy and love the way u platted...

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  31. wow..simply love the recipe...u have made it so colourful..looks very tempting.. happy to follow u dear:)
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    thank you for your valuable comment on my post.

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  33. Hi Suja ,

    Egg briyani Looks spicy and YummY:)

    Very neat presentation Suja:)

    Keep it up:)

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  34. I love this dum style biryani.. I've also made this kinda egg biryani a few times..but I don add coconut milk..Next time I'll try with ur inputs.

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  35. One of my fav..looks super yummmm...

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  36. Adipoli...kandittu kothiaavunnu...

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  37. This biriyani is Awesome..
    My mouth is watering.

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  38. Adipoli biriyani ,....superb...

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  39. Looks yummy and delicious....loved it :)

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    1. Thanks Siri,glad you liked it,sure you will love it
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  41. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments :)

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