Veg Biryani with Pineapple

We need:

Basmathi Rice 2 cups
Onion 1 medium
Potato 1 medium
Green chillies 4
Beans 4
Carrot 1 large
Peas 1/2 cup
Cardamom 3
Peppercorns 10
Cinnamon stick 1 inch
Bay leaves 2
Cloves 5
Ginger garlic paste 1 sp
Garam masala / Biryani masala powder 1 sp
Salt to taste
Cilantro chopped 1/2 cup
Pudina/ mint leaves chopped 1/2 cup
Oil 1/4 cup
Kaju/ Cashew 10
Raisins/ kissmiss 10
Pine apple pieces 1 cup


Heat large pan and add oil.
Once oil is heated add all whole garam masalas , cashew and raisins,saute for 2 mits.
Now add lengthwise cut onions and green chillies.
Saute for 5 mits and add ginger garlic paste.
Now add all veggies cut into small pieces.
Fry till all the veggies are 1/2 cooked.
Now add cilantro and mint leaves and mix well.
Add washed rice and fry for 5 mits.
Now add 4 cups water and garam masala or biryani masala.
Add salt and pineapple pieces, mix well.
Put on lid and cook on medium flame.
Add some more water if required. Do not add too much water.
Serve hot as it is or with raita.

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Chef Mireille said...

i love pineapple fried rice - sure I wouldlove this also

Champa said...

Pineapple is my all time favorite to add to any savory dish. Looks good.

vaishali sabnani said...

I normally dont add fruits to my rice..but I like this variation.

Padmajha said...

This must taste heavenly.Bookmarked...

Unknown said...

I just love this combination this rise must be tatse great....

Spice up the Curry said...

nice addition of pineapple... love it

Jayanthi said...

Love biryani and the combo of pineapple is just awesome. I make pineapple fried rice, should try it in biryani too...looks great.

Suma Gandlur said...

Is this navratan pulao? Looking good.

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very interesting. I have never tasted biriyani with fruits...

Srivalli said...

Looks very nice Sushma, does it end up tasting little sweet?..look wise it does look spicy though..

Pavani said...

Interesting & sweet addition of pineapple.. Looks delicious.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Lovely Biryani! Pineapple in the rice must taste amazing! I add them when I make curry and the taste really is phenomenal!

veena said...

This looks so nice , i have never added fruit...may be i will try this out

sushma said...

Its a spicy dish Srivalli...but the pineapple pieces in between make the dish little sweet

info said...

"Wow, great blog article.Really thank you! Veg Biryani