VEGETARIAN SAMIYA BIRYANI
454 gm semiya,cook in boiling water till soft and strain
200 gm vegetarian mutton,cut into small pieces
1 yellow bell pepper,cut into small pieces
1 green bell pepper,cut into small pieces
2 red chilies,sliced
½ cup chopped mints leaves , I forgot to add
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 big onion, sliced
1 tsp chilie powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala or biryani powder
½ cup yoghurt
½ cup water
1 tsp lime juice
3-4 tbsp ghee or oil
Salt to taste
½ tsp aji no moto,if you like,I did’t add
50 gm cashewnuts for garnishing
1. Heat the oil/ghee then add in the onions and fry till light brown. Add in the ginger/garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappear.
2. Add in the sliced chili and tomatos and mix well add in all the spiced powder and a little water and fry till the oil rise.
3. Add in the vegetarian mutton and mix well,add in the wate, yoghurt and the lime juice mix well and let it simmer a bit.
4. Add in the bell peppers and mix well. Add in the salt and aji no moto if use. Add in the semiya and mx well add in the mints leaves. Mix well and fry for a while. Remove from the pan and garnish with the cashewnuts.
NOTE: You can add in chicken or mutton instead of the vegetarian mutton but add in a bit more water to cook the meat.