Rice Cooker Recipe: Vegetable Biryani

Rice Cooker Recipe: Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani Recipe is very easy and quick to make. It is a perfect combination of rice, vegetables and spice that can just make your day. You just need 30 minutes to get the delicious aroma rice biryani prepared.


  • One cup of rice in the measuring cup or as per your requirement.
  • Two tablespoons of ghee or clarified butter.
  • One cup of chopped spinach -frozen spinach or you can use fresh spinach.
  • A quarter cup of chopped yellow onion.
  • One teaspoon of minced garlic.
  • One teaspoon of minced ginger.
  • One medium carrot cut into small pieces.
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of ground turmeric.
  • One and a half cups of water or about 360 million liters
  • One teaspoon of salt.



  • Heat up the rice cooker and pour in 2 tablespoons of ghee add a half a teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  • Stir and cook for about a minute until you can smell them.
  • Add the chopped onion ginger and garlic.
  • Saute this for a few minutes until they’re soft.
  • To make it spicier, add one green chilly chopped fine add a half a teaspoon of turmeric.
  • Saute for about 30 seconds until the rawness of the turmeric is gone.
  • Add the carrots, spinach, 1 TSP of salt and stir this.
  • Cover and cook for about three minutes.
  • After three minutes remove the cover, add one cup of rice that’s been washed.
  • Mix it all well and pour in one and a half cups of water.
  • Cover and cook for about 20 minutes.

Of course, your rice cover will let you know when it’s ready.

Pro tip for Vegetable Biryani:

  • Don’t cut vegetables into very small pieces.
  • Add dry fruits like fried cashew to give some extra taste to your biryani.
  • Don’t skip to add fried onions into your biryani

This is a delicious combination of vegetables and rice. It takes just a few ingredients and is ready in under 30 minutes so you can definitely make this on a weeknight. I really hope you give this dish a try and let me know what you think in the comments below.

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