Friday, June 04, 2010

Carrot Peas Biryani

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Carrot Peas Biryani:
This is a yummy South Indian Biryani variety. Delicious carrot and peas are cooked with spices,  mixed with rice and pressure cooked. I tried this special dish for a evening party. Now, it has become one of our favorite biryani. This goes very well with spicy gravy or raitha. This Biryani is not only healthy n tasty,  also very and easy to prepare.
Here is the easy to follow healthy Peas Carrot Biryani recipe…


·         Biryani rice                                - 2 cups
·         Carrot                                       - 100 g
·         Peas                                         - ½ cup
·         Onion                                       - 3
·         Green chilly                               - 4
·         Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 tbsp
·         Garam masala pwd                    - 1 tsp
·         Cardamom                                - 2
·          Cloves                                     - 2
·         Bay leaf                                    - 1
·         Marathi moggu                          - 1
·         Cinnamon                                 - 1
·         Oil                                            - 2 tbsp
·         Ghee                                        - 1 tbsp
·         Cashew                                    - 6
·         Mint leaves, coriander leaves     - 2 cup
·         Salt to taste



1.     Wash & soak biryani rice for 10 mins.
2.     Chop carrot to small pieces and keep peas ready.
3.     Heat 1 tbsp butter or ghee in a fry pan.
4.     Add bay leaf, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon.
5.     Wait to crackle.
6.     Add chopped onion, sauté to transculent.
7.     Add ginger garlic paste, green chilly and fry well.
8.     Allow to cool, grind it to coarse paste.
9.     Add 2 tbsp oil, add Marathi moggu spice, above paste, garam masala pwd and sauté for few mins.
10.  Now add chopped carrot , peas and fry well, so that it absorbs all the spices to it.
11.  Add strained rice, mint leaves, coriander leaves and fry for 5 mins.
12.  Add water, salt and pressure cook it.
13.  Remove from flame. Wait till pressure goes off.
14.  Open the lid and mix gently.
15.  Garnish with ghee fried golden cashew, chopped mint and coriander leaves.

16.  Serve hot with spicy gravy and raitha.

  I am sending this recipe Pepper Rasam to Cooking with Seeds Pepper event  Padma of Padma's Recipes

Pepper Rasam

One of the main ingredient in the preparation of Biryani are onion, I am sending this Thalapakattu Biryani to Healing Foods - Onion event hosted by Priya and started by Siri.

Thalapakattu Biryani 

Have a lovely weekend friends...Take care n bye.


  1. Biriyani looks very mouthwatering Jay..Perfect color, love with spicy spicy garvy curries..sluuurppp


  2. looks colourful & yummy briyani!!

  3. Wowwwwwwww looks very mouthwatering Jay.

  4. Biryani looks yum....delicious

  5. I always like stir-fried rice....yours looks very yummilicious with peas and carrots.

  6. I simply love veg biryani. This looks very similar to the way my MIL prepares :) YUmm :)

  7. All the dishes look great! I love biriyanis and both the biriyani looks fab.

  8. Just look very delicious. I love the colour and spices added. With peas and carrot, it's a healthy rice dish.

  9. Briyani looks awesome and tempting..lovely dish..

  10. colourful ad yummy.. love the biriyani

  11. I love biryani and this carrot n pea biryani looks so colourful and yumm :-)

  12. Mouthwatering biriyani, Jay..Love the recipe..

  13. Hey dear,
    Love the veggie biryani..but the minute i saw this thalapakattu biryani, my attention was on it. I ask you, what is the story behind this? Please tell me. Why is it called what it is called. Bookmarking Thalappa..hehe..
    Happy Weekend!

  14. Jay,

    Colorful biryani nice one.

  15. food looks great. good recipe

  16. mouthwatering dishes Jay

  17. colour ful briyani...delisous and healthy tooo...............loved the colour...

  18. Woooow!!! what a delicious spread dear,,i like that thalappakattu biryani makes me hungry am drooling here dear..

  19. Hi, Perfect one pot meal and best with some raita.

  20. Thanx friends for your precious time and sweet sweet comments...Have a great weekend...:)

  21. Dear Cool Lassie,

    Many of u have that doubt , Wat is 'Thalapakattu Biryani' , y its unique in taste.
    Yes,I love to clarify here...Its famous in Dindigul, South India, which is its origin, its famous as Thalapakattu biryani, since The guys who started and served there were wearing thalapakattu (turban) and hence it took that name.

    But if you are the one who had liking of South Indian briyanis, then I am sure you would appreciate this.

    Bon Appetite!

  22. Carrot peas biryani, looks delicious.

  23. Thanx Shanthi,
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  24. Thanks for dropping By.Carrot and Peas biriyani looks healthy and colorful

  25. hey thats a nice clarification Jay...i have got the same doubt.... :)
    By the way that peas biryani is really yummy one dear.....nice....and rasam is all time fav to everyone and spicy rasam....

  26. yummy looking biryani. love the rasam too

  27. Love any kind of biryani,looks yum...

  28. yummy i love biriyani thnks for this lovely post

  29. Wow, I would love to have this in my home right now! :)

  30. biriyani looks colorfull and delish..

  31. love the biryani.. and a very very tempting click :)

  32. woo that was cool explanation....really good one must say...and the biriyani looks very very tempting...the color of the dish makes my mouth watering n the rice is perfectly done..
    thnx for sharing Jay....

    Glad to follow u...

  33. Ooh the color of this dish is just so awesome! Looks delicious!

  34. Thanks Dear Friennds......Your comments are very encouraging n motivating for me...;)

  35. My first visit and I loved what I saw. The blog design is beautiful along with the great recipe collection. Will come often to try out your recipes.

  36. Yummy biriyani looks very tempting...
    Peas carrot biriyani also looks good, but given an option I will go for thalapakattu biriyani......

  37. Hello Jay!!

    What a tasty combo of 3 wonderful dishes!!
    The Biriyani lookss quite fab!

  38. What a fantastic Biryani!

  39. Thanks Sophie, Anshika, Alessandra, Jiboomba for your precious time to stop by and to leave your wonderful comments...:)

  40. Carrot peas biryani looks so delicious..
    And ramsam looks so flavourful.

  41. Reminds me of home. Thanks for sharing again.

  42. Look at that click,who will say no to this , not me,feel like grabbing the platter n finishing the biryani right away...awesome output jay!!

  43. Great Biriyani...I added a small twist by adding chopped tomatoes...turned out great.
    BTW can u explain Marathi Mojju? Where is it available?

  44. Biryani looks like like

  45. I can do this!!!! I have all the ingredients in my kitchen! I've been wanting to do a veg biryani for the longest time, but didn;t have the yogurt! How do i do this without a pressure cooker? Is a rice cooker alright?


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