Lauki Biryani Recipe

Cooking time
40 min



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  • 1 tbsp saffola oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 pieces clove
  • 1 piece cinnamon
  • 4-5 pieces cardamom
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup crushed bottle gourd
  • 2 cups bottle gourd water
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 1 cup rice

How to make Lauki Biryani

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, clove, cinnamon, cardamom & cook for 1min.
  • Add onions & cook for 1min.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, cook for 2mins.
  • Add tomato puree & cook for  5mins.
  • Add bottle gourd & cook for 3-4mins.
  • Add bottle gourd water, mix well, add brown rice & cook for 15mins.
  • Heat water in a pan, add saffron & rice.
  • Add the saffron rice to the brown rice & cook for 5mins.

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