Vegetarian Biryani

A quick and easy Biryani. A popular and fragrant rice dish infused with Indian spices.

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Serves 4 (Estimated) Rating 5/5

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Prep Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 45 Minutes

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CO2e Information

2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 Onion, finely chopped
500 g Selected Vegetables, thinly sliced
3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
1 tbsp Ginger, finely chopped
2 tbsp Cumin
1 tbsp Coriander
1 tsp Chilli Powder
1 tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Cardamom
1 tsp Turmeric
1 Bay Leaves
1 Vegetable Stock
500 g Basmati Rice, washed
1 tsp Salt
500 g Chickpeas, rinsed
250 g Raisins

Heat oil over medium-high heat in a pan or skillet.
Add the onion and sauté, stirring often, until tender and golden.
Turn heat to medium, add your vegetables, garlic and ginger, and cook 4-5 minutes.
Add spices and bay leaf, and stir one minute, toasting the spices.
Now add the basmati rice, and sauté for one-minute stirring.
Next add stock and salt.
Top with chickpeas and raisins.
Bring to a simmer over high heat, then lower heat to low.
Now simmer on low 25-30 minutes or until the rice has soaked up the liquid.
Fluff up with a fork and top with the toasted cashew and cilantro.