Instant veg biryani recipe | how to make vegetable biryani | Restaurant style biryani

Instant veg biryani is a complete meal with grains, vegetables, whole spices, and herbs. It begins with a base of onions, then builds layers of flavors with aromatic long-grain basmati rice and a combination of vegetables cooked to tender perfection. It is easy to make and taste great with raita. Here is an easy video recipe for instant veg biryani.

Similar recipe collection

Recipe card for Instant Veg Biryani

Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 bayleaf
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium size slice onion
  • 2 chopped green chilli
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • 1 medium size potato cubes
  • ½ slice of carrot
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 medium size chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup curd
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala or biryani masala
  • 5-6 chopped mint leaves
  • Some coriander leaves
  • 1.75 cup water


  • Soak 1 cup rice into water for 30 minutes. Drain water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in pan, add oil, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves and cumin seeds. Sauté for a minute.
  • Add onion and green chilli and sauté till it become translucent.
  • Then add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  • Add potato cubes, carrot slice, peas, tomatoes and salt. Sauté till vegetable become slightly soft.
  • In a mixing bowl, add curd, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder and garam masala. mix well.
  • Add curd mixture into pan and cook till oil separates from the sides of vegetables.
  • Add chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. mix well.
  • Add soaked rice and mix well.
  • Add water and mix everything. Cover the pan and cook biryani on low medium flame for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve instant veg biryani with raita and papad.


  • soak rice 30 minutes to cook biryani quickly.
  • curd with masala gives restaurant style flavor to biryani.
  • cook biryani on low-medium flame.

Watch video


Recipe Rating

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here