Mushroom Biriyani recipe | Kaalan Biriyani

Mushroom Biriyani recipe | Kaalan Biriyani is prepared with tasty and healthy mushrooms with spices, pudina, coriander, onion and tomato in electric cooker. An easy to cook recipe with a nice flavour of spices. Prepare following the easy steps given below and give your comments about the recipe.


  • Biriyani rice – 1 cup (here I’ve taken brown biriyani rice)
  • Mushrooms – 200 grams
  • Onion – 2 (chopped lengthwise)
  • Tomato – 1 (chopped)
  • Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilly – 1
  • Curd – 1 tblsp
  • Lemon – 1/2 (1tblsp)
  • Cilantro/ fresh coriander leaves – 1 cup
  • Mint leaves/ pudina – 1 cup


ingredients- mushrooms


ingredients – onion and tomatoes


ingredients – cilantro


ingredients – mint



  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder or biriyani masala powder – 1.5 tsp
  • Salt – to taste


ingredients – green chilly, red chilly powder, garam masala, coriander powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, curd, lemon and salt

For Seasoning:-

  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 4


for seasoning – bay leaves, cloves and cinnomon sticks



1. Wash and soak biriyani rice in water for 20 minutes.


biriyani rice soaked in water

2. Drain water from rice.


soaked and drained rice


3. Heat 1 tsp of ghee in pan and sauté rice for few minutes, and keep aside.


saute rice in ghee

4. Heat 2 tsp of oil in the same pan, add bay leaf, cinnamon stick and cloves.

5. When it splutters add chopped onions and green chilly. Sauté till onions change colour.

6. Now add ginger, garlic paste, curd and tomatoes one by one and sauté for few more minutes.

7. Next add mushrooms and sauté.

8. Now add the spice powders and salt.

9. Now add Rice, cilantro and mint leaves.

10. Transfer the contents to electric cooker or pressure cooker.

Contents transfered to electric cooker
Contents transfered to electric cooker

11. Add 2 cups of water, check for salt, add if needed and start to cook. (In pressure cooker for 3 whistles or 5 minutes after a whistle)

Ingredients transfered to electric cooker
Ingredients transfered to electric cooker

12. When it is well cooked, serve hot with raita and pappad.


mushroom biriyani

For other biriyani recipes in my website click on the links below

1. Vegetable biriyani | pressure cooker | வெஜிடபிள் பிரியாணி

2. Chicken Biriyani Coconut milk recipe | Kozhi Biriyani

3. Egg Biriyani recipe



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