Egg Biryani - Kannur Style



Egg Biryani - Kannur Style


Ingredients
  • 2 cups biryani rice or basmati rice
  • 3.5 cups of warm water
  • 2-4  boiled eggs
  • 2 cups onions, chopped thinly
  • 2 to 3 green chillies
  • 1 tsp egg masala
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • Fresh spices( cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise)
  • 2 tbs raisins
  • 2 tbs cashew nuts
  • 1 tbs ghee(clarified butter)
  • 1 to 2 tbs oil
  • salt, as needed
  • coriander leaves , to garnish
Directions
     In a thick bottomed pan add 1 tbs ghee and 1 tbs oil and heat it. Fry the onions till
golden brown. Fry cashew and raisins also and keep aside. To the same pan add few
fresh spices and rice, fry for 2 minutes. To this add water. Cook the rice at high heat 
till the water starts to boil, then cook at low heat till done.

     Heat 2 tsp oil in another pan and splutter cumin seeds. To this add egg masala,
cumin powder, green chillies and ginger garlic paste.  Fry till raw smell goes.
Now add onions, saute for few minutes. Then add chopped tomatoes, cook covered
till oil separates. Open the lid and add the boiled eggs and mix well to coat well
with the masala. In a baking pan add the rice as a layer at the bottom and then add
the masala coated eggs. Decorate with fried onions, raisins, cashew nuts and coriander
leaves. Sprinkle fresh ground garam masala over the biryani and cover with 
aluminum foil and bake at 300 degrees f  for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve with raita,
pickle and pappadam.

38 Comments:

Gita said...

I too recently posted a egg briyani recipe Vrinda...yours looks yummy :)

Palidor said...

I love eggs and I love biryani! This looks fabulous, Vrinda.

Tina said...

Adipoli .....

Gulmohar said...

very tempting biryani..looks so colorful :-)

Mona said...

Looks delicious!

kitchen queen said...

tempting and mouth watering egg biryani with a nice click.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

wow!!!!!!! my favorite.Lovely colour

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

I just love the color and taste of the raisins..just like the North Indian Style...yummy yum yum...

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Weekend special ano?adipoli pic..looks so yummy dear.

kothiyavunu said...

Ente vrindhee........eniku vishakunne..:)thante e briyani kandal sherikum kothiyavunu...excclnt girl!!!!

Dolly said...

Beautiful Presentation. Very colorful and healthy as well.Yummy and a smart way to make kids eat their protein and all the nuts.

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Drool worthy Biryani Vrinda!
Absolutely inviting, bookmarking for Sunday special lunch:)

Nostalgia said...

Wonderful.. biriyani.. pictures are great too...

Yasmeen said...

I can almost smell the aroma,a great looking biryani :D

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely pic and delicious biryani

Divya Vikram said...

Egg biryani looks so appetizing! Lovely photo.

Haddock said...

I think this is the easiest Biryani to make I suppose.

Padhu said...

Egg biryani looks tempting!

Abhilash said...

super biriyani Vrinda.

Njyan ithu adiyamayitanu kanunathu. Might be a kannur special.

Katy ~ said...

Vrinda, this looks YUMMY!!!

Priya said...

Egg briyani looks fantastic and beautiful Vrinda!

Latha said...

Adipoli biryani....lovely click.

Simply Life said...

oh my, I love that this has eggs in it - must be absolutely delicious!!!

Padma said...

Egg biryani looks very tempting Vrinda... me too made them yesterday but with slight variation. Nice click :)

Nandini said...

Wow! Egg biryani! Looks delicious and awesome! Nice!

Akal's Saappadu said...

egg briyani looks delicious and fantastic!!

Shri said...

It looks delicious..Although I don;t eat egg in other than cakes and desserts..this looks quite tempting!

5 Star Foodie said...

This egg biryani looks awesome! Would love to try it!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks yummy.... perfect!

Pravs said...

so colorful and tempting pic. What spices are in egg masala powder? Or is it ready made egg masala powder ? which brand ?

vineetha said...

Looks delicious...I guess u r from Kannur..I m also from kannur :)

Chow and Chatter said...

this looks awesome u can and bake girl!

Sarah Naveen said...

ayyo..kothiyavunne...adipoli vrindakutty...
Looks super yummy dea..!!!

AdukalaVishesham said...

looks yummy.... orru pappadam and kurachu white thenga chammanthi will complete this dish for me :)

Tresa Augustine said...

U have a very nice blogg,,,,too great...
Superb..Luv to be here.....

Priya said...

I surely want nothing else but egg biryani for my dinner.. i m hungry...blame it on Vrinda.. she shares delicious recipe pics...;-)

my kitchen said...

Egg briyani looks tempting,Bookmarked

Anupama said...

Absolutely delectable... have tried any biriyani with egg in it... will do so soon :-)

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