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Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

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Ingredients

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4 eggs - boiled and peeled
salt to taste
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
pinch of black pepper corn powder
2 cardamoms powdered
2 tbsp coriander leaves - finely chopped
2 tbsp mint leaves
3-4 green chilies - slit
1 cup yogurt
4-5 medium size onions - sliced and deep fried
1/2 tsp lemon extracted juice
1 tbsp oil
Rice
3 cups basmati rice - soaked for 30 minutes
1 cardamom
1 small piece of cinnamon stick
1 -2 cloves
1 bay leaf tej patta
1/2 tsp shahi zeera caraway seeds
2 black pepper corns
salt - to taste
2 glasses water for boiling rice
Garnishing during dum
1 tbsp deep fried onion - finely crushed
1 tbsp mint leaves
1 tbsp coriander leaves
2 saffron strands infused in 1 tbsp milk
1 tsp ghee
1 tbsp oil
1 small size lemon extracted juice

Nutritional information

2106
calories
208.02 g
carbohydrates
95 g
protein
148.87 g
fat
602 mg
sodium
2509 mg
cholesterol

Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

Features:
  • Eggetarian
Cuisine:
  • 30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • Rice

  • Garnishing during dum

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Hyderabadi egg dum biryani is a marvelous eating experience that you are going to want to try if you haven’t tried it already. Dum is a type of cooking method where meat and vegetables are sealed in a container with spices, then cooked over a low flame. Typically, a round heavy bottomed clay pot is used. This is a fantastic cooking method to make flavorful dishes which makes it perfect for Hyderabadi cuisine. Get ready for a mouthwatering delicious experience.

Health Benefits

This meal is obviously delicious, and thankfully for everyone who wants to eat it, its also extremely healthy. Choosing to make eggs the primary ingredient is the perfect thing to up the health profile of this dish. Eggs help you to lower your body’s “bad” cholesterol levels. It also helps you to lose weight by boosting your metabolism and improving your body’s digestive tract. It can even help initiate a bowel movement.

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How to make Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

Egg-Biryani-Marinade

  • Pour garam masala powder, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and ginger garlic paste in a bowl.
  • Make a paste from coriander, mint leaves, and green chilies.
  • Add a pinch of salt to those ingredients and combine this paste with the marinade.
  • Add the beaten yogurt and onions into the marinade.
  • Add cardamom powder and black pepper corn powder.
  • Mix the mixture thoroughly.
  • Add some oil and extracted lemon juice.
  • Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Add peeled boiled eggs to the marinade and carefully mix it.
  • Rest the marinade and set aside for 30 minutes.

For Cooking Rice

  • add water, add salt as per taste in a cooking pot.
  • Add whole spices.
  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Add the soaked rice and cook it until 75% done.
  • Strain the rice and set aside.

For The Dum

  • Grease a flat bottom vessel with some oil.
  • Add the egg marinade cautiously to the base of the vessel.
  • add the partially cooked rice all over the marinade.
    • Spread the rice evenly.
  • Garnish with deep fried onions, mint leaves, and coriander leaves.
  • Pour ghee over the rice.
  • Pour oil over the rice.
  • Add saffron infused milk.
  • Sprinkle lemon extract over the rice.

Dum-Method

  • Cover the lid tightly.
  • Turn on the stove.
  • Place the tawa on the stove.
  • Place the vessel over the gridle/tawa.
  • Dum the biryani at a high temperature for 5 minutes.
  • Put on sim flame and dum for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Trivia

The dum cooking method most likely comes from the ancient Persian Empire.

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