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Mushroom Biryani Recipe – Restaurant Style Mushroom Biryani at Home

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Mushroom Biryani Recipe – A tasty and healthy biryani recipe is at your door steps! So get started with us! Filled with mushrooms in the aroma of natural spices and rice, mushroom biryani is loved by children and adults. It is an all-time easy and ready-to-make recipe.

Ingredients for Mushroom Biryani Recipe


aged basmati rice2 cups
water10 cups
black peppercorns6
whole cloves4
green cardamom pods4
bay leaves2
cinnamon stick1-inch piece


white button mushrooms, trimmed and thickly sliced900 gm
curry leaves, roughly torn36
black peppercorns6
green cardamom pods6
whole cloves3
dried red chillies2-6
unsalted butter at room temperature1 tbsp
mustard seeds1 tbsp
sea salt1 tbsp
cumin seeds1 tsp
turmeric powder1 tsp
ground coriander1 tsp
sambar powder (or curry powder)1 tsp
freshly cracked peppercorns1/4 tsp
buttermilk1 cup
chopped coriander leaves and tender green stems3/4 cup
water1/2 cup
canola oil or any neutral oil1/4 cup

Instructions To Make Mushroom Biryani Recipe

  1. Bring the water, peppercorns, cloves, cardamom pods, bay leaves and cinnamon to a boil in a large pot. Add the rice and stir, so it doesn’t stick to the bottom.
  2. Return to a boil and reduce heat to a vigorous simmer. Cook, partially covered, for 6 minutes. Drain and set aside (you can pick out the whole spices if you like).
  3. Heat your oven to 350°F (approx 176°C).

Frying the Spices

  1. Heat the oil, peppercorns, cardamom, cloves, mustard seeds and cumin in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, cooking for about 1.5 to 2.5 minutes until the cumin is browned and the mustard seeds start to pop.
  2. Add the curry leaves, red chillies and turmeric and cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Reduce the heat to low, add the ground coriander and cook for around 1 minute, while stirring, until the red chillies are starting to darken.
Mushroom Biryani Recipe - Restaurant Style Mushroom Biryani at Home
  1. Toss the mushrooms and salt into the skillet and increase the heat to medium-high (the skillet will be full at this point). Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until the mushrooms release their liquid and the total volume is reduced by about half.
Mushroom Biryani Recipe - Restaurant Style Mushroom Biryani at Home
  1. Mix in the sambar (or curry powder) and then stir in the buttermilk. Bring to a vigorous simmer and cook for 8-12 minutes until the liquid gets reduced by half and becomes slightly thick (there will still be quite a bit of sauce).
  1. Stir in the cracked pepper and turn off the heat. Grease a large 10-cup oven-safe casserole dish or Dutch oven (preferably one with a lid) with butter.
  2. Add 2 cups of cooked rice, spreading it evenly over the bottom of the dish. Cover with half the mushroom mixture and sprinkle with a third of the coriander.
Mushroom Biryani Recipe - Restaurant Style Mushroom Biryani at Home
  1. Evenly spread 1.5 cups of rice over the coriander and cover with the remaining mushrooms and half the remaining coriander.
  2. Evenly spread the remaining rice on top and pour 1/2 cup of water around the edges of the dish. Cover tightly with aluminium foil, seal with a lid and bake for 35 minutes.
  3. Remove the casserole from the oven and let it stand for 10 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with the remaining coriander and serve.
Mushroom Biryani Recipe - Restaurant Style Mushroom Biryani at Home


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