Monday, December 15, 2014

Egg Biryani / How to cook Spicy Egg Biryani / Egg Biryani Recipe

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Egg Biryani is the delicious and flavorful rice dish cooked in aromatic Indian spices & spicy egg masala. Its simply easy and quick to prepare. This recipe is sure to delight your tastebuds on a weekend afternoon.
It makes a perfect combo with cucumber or onion raitha.
Check out here how to make tasty n easy egg biryani..!
·         Basma    ti rice                     - 2 cups
·         Eggs                                    - 3 or 4
·         Oil                                        - 3 tbsp
·         Ghee                                    - 1 tbsp
·         Cumin seeds                        - 1 tsp
·         Bay leaf                               - 2
·         Cardamom                           - 2
·         Cloves                                 - 4 to 5
·         Peppercorn                          - 5 to 6
·         Cinnamon                             - 3
·         Javithri                                 - 1
·         Onions                                 - 2
·         Ginger garlic paste                - 1 tbsp
·         Turmeric pwd                        - ¼ tsp
·         Coriander pwd                      - 1 tsp
·         Yoghurt                                - ½ cup
·         Green chilly                          - 2
·         Red chilly pwd                      -1 tsp
·         Garam masala pwd               - 1 tsp
·         Biryani masala                      - 1 tsp
·         Chopped coriander and mint leaves  -  1 cup
·         Saffron                                - a pinch
·         Cashew                                - 4 to 5
·         Raisins                                 - 5 to 6
·         Salt to taste
1.     Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 30 mins.
2.     Soak saffron in warm water.
3.     Heat a tsp of oil in a small frypan.
4.     Add onions, cashew and raisins.
5.     Fry it in low medium flame until the onions turn crispy and the cashews and raisins turn golden brown.
6.     Turn off flame and set it aside.
7.     Heat oil in a non- stick pan.
8.     Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and wait to crackle.
9.     Add the bay leaf, cardamom, cloves, pepper corn, cinnamon and javithri.
10.  Once it sizzles, add the finely chopped onions.
11.  Saute until it turns golden.
12.  Add ginger garlic paste and saute well.
13.  Add turmeric pwd, coriander pwd and stir.
14.  Let it cook for 2 minutes.
15.  Add yoghurt and mix.
16.  Next add chopped green chilles.
17.  Add red chilly pwd, garam masala pwd, biryani masala and salt.
18.  Add chopped coriander and mint leaves.
19.  Mix well.
20.  Add soaked basmati water and combine gently.
21.  Add 3 ½ cups of water and give a stir.
22.  Allow to boil on high for 2 minutes.
23.  Now simmer the flame and cook it covered with lid for 10 to 15 mins.
24.  Meanwhile boil the egg and shell it.
25.  Make fine slits in white portion of the egg and keep ready.
26.  Heat oil in a fry pan.
27.  Add little salt, a pinch of turmeric pwd, ¼ tsp red chilly pwd and ½ tsp biryani masala pwd.
28.  Stir good and add the eggs to it.
29.  Cook for 2 minutes in low flame.
30.  Turn off the flame once the egg absorbs all the masala.
31.  Check out if the rice is cooked by opening the lid.
32.  Once the rice is done, add the eggs.
33.  Add saffron water and biryani masala.
34.  Sprinkle some coriander and mint leaves.
35.  Sprinkle golden fried onions, cashew and raisins.
36.  Add a tsp of ghee over it and cover the biryani with a heavy lid.
37.  Allow it to cook in simmer for another 10 mins.
38.  That’s it…aromatic egg biryani is ready.
39.  Serve hot with raitha & any gravy.
40.  Enjoy super delicious egg biryani at your home and let me know..:)
You might also like to check :
·      Egg Korma

·      Egg Paratha

·      Bread Omelette

·      Spicy Egg Masala


  1. Superb egg biryani wow really.

  2. delicious mouth watering biryani.

  3. Looks wonderfully delicious and love the Cashews!

  4. delicious finger licking aloo palak.

  5. Mouthwatering Egg biryani!!! Love to try this version....

  6. so mouthwatering biryani :)

  7. Tried this and came out really well, except that the rice was a little mushy and overcooked. Slightly frying the grains prior to cooking might help alleviate that problem


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