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Egg Biryani

Aameena Ahmed
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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If you are bored of routine vegetable biryani, then try this scrumptious egg biryani.

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For eggs mixture
  2. eggs - 6
  3. oil – 1/2cup
  4. Whole garam masala (4-6 cloves 4-6 black peppercorns
  5. green cardamom -2 brown cardamom – 2 cinnamon – 2)
  6. onions – 2 medium sliced
  7. tomatoes – 3medium sliced
  8. coconut milk – 1/2 cup
  9. ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  10. turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  11. salt – 1 tsp full
  12. Red chili powder – 11/2tsp
  13. cumin powder – 1tsp
  14. coriander powder – 1tsp
  15. Whole green chilies – 5
  16. Green coriander – 1 small bunch
  17. mint leaves – 10-12 leaves
  18. Garam masala powder – 1/2tsp
  19. For rice:
  20. rice – ½ kg (soaked for 30min)
  21. salt to taste


  1. Hard boil the eggs. Upon cooking take out the shells and keep aside.
  2. Take a pan, add half cup oil, then add whole garam masala followed by sliced onions and fry them till golden brown.
  3. Add garlic ginger paste, sauté for a min and then add turmeric, salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, little water and again sauté everything well.
  4. Add sliced tomatoes and cook till oil starts to separates. Now add coconut milk and again cook till oil separates. Add boiled eggs, mix carefully and keep the whole mixture aside.
  5. For rice – boil water with salt to taste 'for rice' in ingredients list.
  6. Add basmati rice cook till 3/4th done then drain the rice off water and keep aside.
  7. Now the layering part, take a lagan(round cooking vessel with thick bottom) grease it with 1tsp ghee then layer rice first then add the egg mixture on that add whole green chilies, green coriander, pudina leaves, garam masala powder and the
  8. Seal the dish with aluminum foil first and then close the lid with some weight on it. Cook on high for 5 minutes and on low flame for 10 minutes. Egg biryani is ready to serve.

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poonam dewangan
poonam dewangan   Apr-14-2018

Monika Shanu
Monika Shanu   Sep-26-2016

It's not good by seeing but by eating it is excellent. :smile:

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