Today being a saturday is family time for me. After a hectic week each of us looks forward to the weekend. Have you planned what to cook? or still looking for ideas? hmm…. don’t worry I am here with a fab recipe of Spicy Egg Biryani that is loved by my boys.it is made to suit the palette of my family.
Biryani is made in different ways depending on the diaspora of the region. The styles are distinct .The origin of Biryani is unknown but in India it was introduced by the Muslim Community. It is mostly made with variety of fresh spices and meat. Vegetarian version has been developed over a period of time to suit the taste of Vegetarians.Today I am sharing a easy and delish recipe for Egg Biryani. You have to try it to believe it. This recipe is for spice lovers and not faint hearts.
Recipe for Spicy Egg Biryani:
2 Cups Biryani Rice Soaked for 30 Mins
6 Eggs hard boiled
3 Onions sliced Lengthwise
2 Tomatoes finely chopped
4 Green Chillies
2 Dry Red Chillies
1 Cup Yogurt
Salt to taste
1/2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1.5 Tsp Tikka Masala
1/4 Tsp Turmeric
4 Cloves / Laung
1Inch Cinnamon / Dalchini
1 Bay Leaf / Tej Patta
2 Green Cardamom / Choti Elaichi
1 Black Cardamom /Badi Elaichi
1 Tsp Cumin / Jeera
1.5 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1/2 Cup Finely chopped Coriander
3 Tbsp Oil
2 Tbsp Fried Onions
Rinse well and soak Basmati rice for 30 Mins. Chop the onions lengthwise and keep it aside. Finely chop the tomatoes and coriander and keep it aside.
Grind 10 Cashews, green chili and red chili to get a smooth paste.
Heat a wide bottom pan. Add oil .First roast hard boiled egg until they turn slightly crisp and brown on all sides. Once done remove them and keep them aside. In the same oil add all the whole spices including Jeera. Once you smell the aroma of the spices add cashews and lightly roast.Once done add the chopped onions and roast well until they turn golden brown.Once done add the tomatoes and mix well.Once they turn mushy add turmeric, chili powder, chili cashew paste and tikka masala and allow it to cook on medium flame untilloil starts to leave the sides.Add yogurt and mix well .Allow it to simmer for 2 mins. Add shallow fried eggs and mix well. Now add soaked rice and 4 glasses of water and allow it to cook well for about 25 -30 mins on low flame until the rice is fluffy and cooked.
Garnish with chopped coriander , roasted cashews, and fried onions and serve with Raita of your choice.
PS:1.You can adjust the spice levels to suit you .
2.Not for Faint hearts
18 thoughts on “SPICY EGG BIRYANI”
That’s fabulous..I will surely try it..Thanks..!!
Wow.. biriyani is so delicious and tempting.. my favourite one pot meal.
Yummy Biriyani, looks lovely. Those crispy onions and egg are so tempting.
A perfect biryani for me all the time. Loved the addition of boiled egg.Lovely Share.
I am drooling like crazy seeing your spicy biryani. I have to make this soon 🙂
Looks inviting! Addition of fried onions and eggs makes it more tempting! Made perfect!
The egg biryani looks very inviting and delectable di.. yummilicious share !
Omg! Biryani looks too tempting to resist
I love spicy biriyani…this looks scrumptious…I don’t wait until weekend to make biriyani …will try this out
This biryani looks so delicious with all that topping. Good one for the weekend.
In my house too, Biryanis are saved for the weekends when the whole family together to enjoy the royal dish. Loving those fried onions.
I am a big biryani lover. But only veg and egg biryani. your looking so tempting and just mouthwatering.
OMG!!!! Drooling here….looks so scrumptious and perfect dear!!!
It is a pure bliss for egg lovers. Love the long separated grains of rice.
Spicy egg biryani looks so inviting.. such a beautiful texture with separated rice grains..such a yummy share!
I made this dish at home and ate it is a very royal and delicious dish.
Just looking at it I am drooling Preethi! Such a delicious biryani! It’s been ages since I made something this delicious.