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instant one pot vegetable biryani

Instant One Pot Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Puja


  • 3 cups Ordinary Rice
  • 2 cups Oil
  • 4 nos Potato
  • 300 grams Beans
  • 2 nos Carrot
  • 8 nos Green Chillies broken
  • 10 nos Cloves
  • 3 nos Black Cardamon
  • 3 nos Bay leaf
  • 3 nos Mace
  • 6 nos Green Cardamom
  • 12 nos Pepper Corn
  • 1 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 4 inch stick Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Stone Flower
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • Chilli Powder to taste
  • 2 cups Mint Leaves finely chopped
  • 1 cup Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash vegetables under running water, drain the water and chop them to bite size pieces. Set aside.

  2. Soak rice in water and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai and add cumin seeds to it.
  4. When the seeds start spluttering add cloves, black cardamom, bay leaf, mace, green cardamom, peppercorn, fennel seeds, cinnamon sticks, cumin seeds and stone flower.
  5. Immediately add the sliced onion, turmeric powder, and salt. Saute them until caramelize.
  6. Add potato, carrot, green beans, green chilies and saute for 2 - 3 minutes.

  7. Now add coriander powder, cumin powder, chili powder and garam masala powder and mix well. Fry until the raw smell of masala goes off and the oil separates.

  8. Add curd and give it a nice mix.

  9. Add the soaked rice to it and fry everything together for another 3 to 4 minutes.

  10. Add water, you can taste water after adding it to biryani mixture and if needed add more salt and chili powder as per your taste. 

  11. Then add mint leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.

  12. And at last, add 1 tbsp of ghee and give it a nice mix.

  13. Simmer the biryani mixture on low heat until all the water has evaporated. Switch off the gas.

  14. Mix the biryani once in such a way that the top layer goes to the bottom of the kadhai or pan.

  15. And cover the biryani for about half an hour so that the half cooked rice also gets cooked well.

  16. After half an hour, remove the cover and give the biryani a nice mix.

  17. So the instant one pot biryani is ready to serve. 

  18. Serve hot along with raita, papad or pickle of your choice.

Recipe Notes

Instant One Pot Vegetable Biryani Recipe is a quick biryani recipe made by using an ordinary rice and some of the basic vegetables which are easily available at home on day to day basis. This is the best recipe for people who are bachelors and busy office goers.