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Egg & Bell Pepper Biryani one of my Chotu’s (younger son) favorite. This is very easy recipe and can be made quickly with available ingredients at home. It is flavorful and colourful. The use of fresh spices adds to the rich flavor and taste.
Recipe for Egg & Bell Pepper Biryani:
2.5 Cups of Basmati Rice
4 Hard Boiled Egg
2 Tsp Jeera/ Cumin
1 Cinnamon stick
6 Pepper Corns
2 Bay Leaves
5 Onions(medium size chopped lengthwise)
1 Tsp Garlic Paste
1 Tsp Ginger Paste
Salt to Taste
2 Green Chillies Slit
2 Tsp Biryani Masala
Handfull of fresh Coriander
2 Tbsp Thick Curd
4 Strands of Saffron
½ Yellow Bell Pepper cut lengthwise
½ Red Bell Pepper cut lengthwise
Soak Basmati Rice for 30 mins.
Heat some oil in a wok.Add jeera,cloves, cardamom,cinnamon,pepper corns, bay leaves and saute for a few seconds. Add Green chilli,Ginger and Garlic paste and saute for 10 seconds. Add the finely chopped onions and roast till they turn golden brown. Add boiled eggs, bell peppers and roast till they turn golden brown . Add thick yogurt and biryani masala and cook, till the oil starts to leave the sides of the wok. Switch off the stove.
Take the Rice cooker bowl. Grease it with Ghee. Place a layer of egg masala, top it with Uncooked rice,add the saffron strands and repeat the process once more. Add enough water for the rice to cook and place it in the rice cooker in cook mode. The whole house is filled with the aroma of spices.
Garnish with Corriander and serve with any Raita of your choice or Fresh Yougurt!!!
Enjoy this Yummy treat!!!