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Baby corn birayni

Baby Corn Biryani - Vegan Biryani

Baby corn biryani - An easy, one pot biryani made with baby corn, fragrant basmati rice and aromatic spices!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Baby corn biryani, vegan biryani
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 356kcal
Author Shalini


  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 7 Baby corn
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 Onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder (Ground coriander)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • Salt to taste


How to make Baby corn Biryani - Vegan Biryani

  • Wash and rinse basmati rice till it runs clear. Soak it with 2 cups of water for at least 30 mins. Meanwhile, chop all the veggies. Slice the onions thin. Chop tomatoes and baby corn. 
  • Heat a pressure cooker. Once hot, add 2 tbsp of oil. To it, add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Saute until you get a nice aroma.
  • Add thinly sliced onions and cook till golden.
  • Now add Red Chilli powder, coriander powder(ground coriander), garam masala and ginger-garlic paste. Cook for a minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it tuns mushy.
  • Now add chopped baby corn and saute briefly.
  • In a blender, add 1/4 cup of Coriander leaves(cilantro), 1/4 cup of mint leaves and 2 green chillies. blend it to a fine paste.
  • Add this masala to the cooker and cook for 2 mins.
  • Now add 2 cups of water to the cooker and bring it to boil.
  • Drain the water from the soaked rice. Add the rice, remaining chopped coriander leaves(cilantro) and mint leaves to the cooker.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles in high flame or 10 mins in medium flame.
  • Let the pressure release naturally. Then fluff the rice with a fork. Serve with Raita(yoghurt dip).


  • you can add Vegetables like Carrot, green bean, potato, Cauliflower.
  • You can ghee instead of oil for more taste and non-vegan.