Andhra Style Quinoa Biryani recipe is a simple, savoury and spicy. It can be easily prepared by a newbie or even by a bachelor. savoury and spicy. The addition of boneless chicken and the special Andhra masala brings out an aromatic flavor perfect to serve for a Sunday lunch.
Heat one tablespoons oil and fry all the masala ingredients till light brown.Cool and grind to a smooth paste with little water
Dry roast all the ingredients for garam masala for two to three minutes and pound into a coarse powder
Heat the remaining oil and sauté the onions till golden brown. Add the curry leaves, green chillies and masala paste. Sauté till oil separates.Add the tomato and cook on high heat till the moisture evaporates
Add all the remaining vegetables and stir. Cook for a couple of minutes on high heat, drain the rice well and add to the vegetable mixture. Add the salt to taste
Add four cups of hot water and stir.Bring to a boil on high heat, then decrease to medium heat.Cover and cook,stirring once in a while, till almost done
Sprinkle the coriander and mint leaves, freshly pounded garam masala powder and lemon juice. Stir well and cover with a tight lid
Keep on hot charcoal for about ten minutes. Open when ready to serve