Coconut Milk Infused Vegetable Biriyani – Eat Till Your Heart’s Content:)

Coconut Milk Infused Vegetable Biriyani – Eat Till Your Heart’s Content:)

Thengai Paal Sertha Kaikari Biriyani:


Short Grain Rice 2 cups
Mixed vegetables 1 bowl full
Coconut milk(thin) 2 cups
Green chilies 6 slitted
Onions 1 sliced
Tomatoes 2 chopped
Chili powder
Mint leaves 1 fistful
Cilantro few leaves
Ghee 1 cup.


Cloves 3
Cinnamon 2 sticks
Cardamom 6 crushed
Bay leaves 3 crumbled
Star anise 2
Black cardamom 1
Rose petal few(dried)
Birinji flower 1
Saffron few strands – tapped


In a wide crock pot, heat ghee. Throw in all the spices. Let them crackle up.

Then add chilies, wait till it splutters and turns white.

Followed by onions…fry real good till fragrant. Maybe add salt to hasten your process.

Now add tomatoes, cover and cook. When tomatoes turn pulpy, add chili powder and rice to it. Let the oil coat to all the sides of rice, then add coconut milk. Cover and cook briefly.

When the rice is half the way done, add vegetable and 2 cups of water. Cover and cook, under pressure…over low-medium heat.

Once the rice and veggies are done, remove from heat. Give 2 minutes resting time, before serving.

Serve warm as a main dish.


18 Responses so far.

  1. Biryani looks very tempting!

  2. kittymatti says:

    actually nice idea…thanks for sharing

  3. Vidhya says:

    What a beautiful and wholesome dish.Loved it.

  4. Love the mixture of spices that you have used in the biryani. My mom also used coconut milk in biryani…

  5. kitchenmorph says:

    coconut milk is such a delight right? being a keralite with ardent malayalee taste i jus love it in anything. i once tried a briyani with coconut milk…yours look inviting!
    thank you for visiting my blog!

  6. divya says:

    Fantastic n drool worthy tempting biryani ,very new to me…lovely!

  7. Priya says:

    Love the bright colour of this vegetable briyani,mouthwatering here..

  8. Sridevi says:

    Attractive colorful biriyani. Coconut milk and Ghee will add a great taste to this dish.

  9. My Cooking says:

    Wow…its so colorful…can u snd me a plate..its mouth watering…

  10. wow…Biriyani with coconut milk…I just love the color !

  11. aipi says:

    I can imagine how creamy n yummy it will taste..great color!

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  12. Renu says:

    sounds so yummyy…..a good way of getting all the veggies in one dish !

  13. Chitra says:

    looks very good and tempting….

  14. Paaka Shaale says:

    The biryani looks very tempting. I can only imagine how it would have tasted :)

  15. Wowwwwwwwwwwwww… looks perfect and tempting.. thanks for sharing !!

    Indian Cuisine

  16. Chitra says:

    tats a nice , colorful briyani :)

  17. Looks so colorful and yummy

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