Right Bite’s Veggie Biryani!

Right Bite’s Veggie Biryani!

 A fluffy and fragrant rice dish loaded with healthy veggies and meatless protein. While this dish isn’t something you can whip up on a whim as the chickpeas need to be soaked overnight, the prep time is so worth it!


For the Vegetable Masala

400 g   Cauliflower

320 g   Carrots

240 g   Green Peas

200 g   Green Beans

100 g   Onions

100 g   Tomatoes

80 g     Chickpeas

20 g     Tomato paste

28 g     Garlic

28 g     Ginger

28 g     Biryani Masala

20 ml  Olive Oil

18 g     Turmeric powder

15 g     Coriander leaves


For the Rice

220 g   Basmati Rice

15 g     Turmeric powder

500 ml            Water

For the Garnish

60 g     Onions

60 g     Dried Apricot

15 g     Coriander leaves


Preparation and Cooking Method:

For the Rice

  • Cook the rice in boiling water with turmeric powder.
  • Strain and set aside.

For the Vegetable Masala

  • Soak the chickpeas overnight. Wash the chickpeas and boil until tender. Strain and set aside.
  • Wash all the vegetables. Cut the cauliflower into florets.
  • Cut the carrots, green beans and tomatoes into medium cubes.
  • Chop the onions, ginger, garlic and coriander leaves.
  • In a large pan, sauté the onions, garlic and ginger until lightly browned.
  • Add the coriander leaves and tomatoes. Cook until softened.
  • Add the tomato paste, turmeric powder and biryani masala. Allow to simmer and season with salt.
  • Transfer the mixture in a blender and process until pureed.
  • Pour the mixture in a pot. Add the water and allow to boil.
  • Lower the heat and add the cauliflower, carrots and green beans in the pot. Cook until tender.
  • Add the green peas and chickpeas. Adjust the seasoning as per taste.

For the Garnish

  • Slice the onions and chop the dried apricots and coriander leaves.
  • Grill the onions until browned.

Serving Instructions

Serve the dish hot. Serve the rice with the vegetable masala poured over. Garnish with the grilled onions, dried apricot and coriander leaves.


Nutrition Information (per serving): Makes 4 Servings

Energy 530 cal

Protein 18 grams

Fat 8 grams

Carbohydrates 98 grams

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