Kerala Biryani Recipe | Vegetarian Maincourse Recipe | Masala Trails With Smita Deo

Learn how to make Kerala Biryani at home with chef Smita Deo only on Rajshri Food.

Chef Smita shares her fond memory of having the special Veg Kerala Biryani along with sharing the recipe of this delicious dish. So watch and learn how to make Kerala Biryani at home with chef Smita Deo only on Rajshri Food.

2 cups of rice soaked in water for ½ an hour
¼ cup cashew nuts
¼ cup raisins
1 cup thinly sliced onions
5 tbsp oil
Few strands of saffron dissolved in 2 tbsp of water
2 medium potatoes peeled and cubed
1 cup green peas
1 cup carrots peeled and cubed
1 small cauliflower cut into small florets
1 cup French beans chopped 1” in length
3 medium onions sliced
2 tomatoes pureed
2” cinnamon
8 cloves
4 green cardamoms
1½ tsp ginger and garlic paste each
2 cups of coconut milk
4 green chillies finely chopped
1 tsp chilli powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander seed powder
1 tsp fennel powder
½ tsp pepper powder
½ cup yogurt
¼ cup chopped mint
¼ cup chopped coriander
Salt to taste
4 tbsp ghee

Cook the rice till its ¾th done

Heat oil and add the ½ cup sliced onions and fry them till they turn translucent and then add the cashew, the raisin and curry leaves and satue for a minute on a low flame and keep aside

In a kadai heat the ghee and add the cinnamon, cloves and the cardamoms and sauté for a few seconds

Add the 3 medium sliced onions and fry them till golden

Add the ginger, garlic paste and the green chillies.

Add the spice powders and sauté for a few seconds

Add yogurt and turmeric and chilli powder and sauté till oil oozes out

Add the vegetables and cover and cook till ¾ th done and then add the coconut milk and cook till the vegetables are done

In a vessel add a layer of the curry, then a layer of the rice, sprinkle some onions, cashew and raisin mixture, some saffron water and mint and coriander and repeat the process and cook on a low flame covered for 15 minutes and then serve it with some cold raita

Host : Smita Deo
Director : Tushar Tawde
Editing: Kishor Rai
Camera: Kavaldeep Singh Jangwal, Manjeet Katariya, Pratik Gamre
Creative Head: Kavya Krishnaswamy
Producer: Rajjat A. Barjatya
Copyrights: Rajshri Entertainment Private Limited

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rasika kulkarni says:

Looks yumiee

Aishu Ananth says:

xcllnt recipe…. will try this soon….

Harsha Weeraratne says:

Good,will try it, for two ppl too much work !

Hriday Patel says:

Thanks a lot ma’am .the biriyani tasted amazing and the biriyani was over in a matter of seconds!!!

Deepak Gupta says:

its the quick and amazing veg biryani i have ever made !! thanks Mrs Smita Deo

johnson says:

………….good ..
Veg Briyani in Kerala is a rarity………….

sri harish says:

looking yummy going to try soon can’t wait, just mouth watering

Dipti Sen says:

will try

monica pareek says:

awesome biryani, so simple and yet unique, thanks

Karishma Sinha says:

hi smitaji..i made kerela biryani for my diwali potluck and all my guests appreciated so much…but guess what..i forgot to add tomato puree and nobody noticed anything missing n still it tasted so good

kiran sadarangani says:


Subbalakshmi Jayaraman says:

A Really Mouth Watering Biryani.. <3

steve Sanjeev says:

Thalserry biryani…

Kat Gonzalez says:

Hi I love Indian food but I never seem to find the spices to cook Indian food I’m american Mexican and i used to work in an Indian restaurant and I learn how to cook Indian food but I never find the spices to cook it

neha rao says:

I’d been looking out to get the vegetarian version of kerala biriyani since quite a long time.. Thanks a lottt for this!!

Udeerna Kv says:

very very nice hobby is also same like you mam…i like nice and tasty foods and also would like to prepare( cooking is my most favoured and most mind relaxing hobby.i will forget the whole world when cooking..) myself and serve others.eventhough i dont eat much, i feel as if having eaten full when others eat,enjoy and appreciate my food..i have become your fan mam.i like your perfect cooking style and method..your GOAN DHAL WAS VERY NICE.Keep posting special nice and tasty foods mam…thank you..

saima khan says:

it is not a Kerala biryani and Keralites never make Raita! 😀 however, this is some north Indian … Keralaites have biryanis like Beef or Chicken……

deeptibaburaj07 says:

I made this today and it was delicious. Yummmm. Thank you for the recipe.

susan george says:

it is not kerala briyani dear…its just a normal briyani

Chandler Bing says:


sharu sharu says:

very nice flavour coming to me

Athika Bano says:

wow you did such a mouthwatering recipe. I will definitely try this. thank you so much

shahjahan khan says:

Biryani zarur try karungi.. Smita as usual u look marvellous..keep it up!

Dipti Sen says:

veg kerla biryani was amazing

Nived MG says:

You haven’t had the real biriyani yet…..If you have to taste biriyani, you should taste the KANNUR Biriyani….

tulasikrishna thanjavuri says:

Aunty very nice recipe v tried it and loved it thank u.

Geetha gg says:

can I make this biryani in pressure cooker?!

veekay says:

cashew paste mixed with coconut milk is used in kayees hotel biriyani in Kochi.. she visited kayees hotel I think

Rahila Kausar says:

Hi that looks delicious, if you don’t mind me asking can I know what long grain rice you use???

Jana Dayana says:

thanks fr sharing looks delicious

Mary Coy says:

I love your cooking channel! THANK you for all of the great recipes and ideas!

Hassan Almamori says:

so nice

Anju Tony says:

wow this is so cool…oh halo she said kerala because of coconut milk..she mentioned dear…anyways i found it interesting and going to do this for my husband bday

Ahmad Ghosheh says:

It’s not a good idea to watch this while you are hungry at work. LOL I am making it for dinner tonight.

mamta gurung says:

such a pleasing personality.Will definitely try out the yummy recepie

shree says:

Beautiful recipe!!

Joy James says:

I made this twice already! very delicious!

rasika kulkarni says:

surely wil try it

Savitri Jadhav says:

you are a very beautiful as your yummy dishes

Tareeka S says:

nice one

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