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This is a recipe which I came across in one of the magazines.I changed it, according to the way I normally prepare biriyani and it turned out to an excellent dinner for us on some day last week.
All you need for this biriyani is
1 cup Basmathi rice.
1 Medium sized onion finely chopped.
1 to 1 1/2 tbsp tomato puree.
1/2 cup soya chunks.
1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
few mint sprigs.
a piece of cinammon
2 green cardamom.
2 tsp Jeera.
1 1/4 tbsp yogurt.
1.Wash the rice very well and cook in microwave at microwave high for 20 minutes,with some salt.After the 10th minute,take the rice out and add the jeera and cook for the remaining time.(no need to soak the rice before cooking.Wash properly).
2.Soak the soy chunks for two minutes in hot water and close the vessel/bowl.Remove after 2 minutes and squeeze the excess water and cut each soy chunk into two.
2.Heat a pan,add some oil and add the onions and fry unil it becomes translucent.
3.Add the ginger garlic paste and saute continuously until the raw smell goes away.
4.Add the soy chunks,mint sprigs,tomato puree,chilli powder and salt and stir for 2 minutes.
5.Now add the beaten yogurt and stir well.
6.Add the cooked rice and mix well.Add enough salt needed.Garnish with coriander leaves.
7.Serve it hot with onion raitha.
Recipe adapted from Aval Vikatan.