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Ande ki biryani is a delicious and flavorful rice affair, and unlike other biryani preparations, it doesn't take longer time to cook. Its a once pot meal with a good source of protein from eggs.


For Egg Biryani

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 3 Bay Leafs
  • 5 Cloves
  • 5 Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Javetri
  • 1" Cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt / curd
  • 1 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp Biryani masala
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves

Egg preparation

  • 6 boiled Eggs
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Biryani Masala

For Egg Biryani layers

  • 2 tbsp Saffron water
  • 1 tsp Biryani Masala 
  • 1/4 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped Mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp fried Onion
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter


Egg Biryani Preparation

  • Wash rice well under cold water and soak rice in enough water for 30 mts.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once oil is hot add cumin seeds and whole spices javetri, black cardamom, cinnamon stick, cloves, black peppercorns, bay leafs and mix well.
  • Once whole spices start to pop, add onion, mix and cook till onion gets little browing around the edges.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, mix and cook for 2 mts.
  • Add yogurt and mix well.
  • Add green chillies, red chilli powder, biryani masala, garam masal and mix well.
  • Add soaked and drained rice in to gravy, mix well.
  • Add water, salt and mix well.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Once the rice comes to a boil, lower down the heat to medium, cover and cook till most of the moisture is been absorbed in the rice.
  • Cover and simmer on a very low heat for 15 mts.

Masala Egg Preparation

  • Take boiled eggs and make some gashes around boiled eggs.
  • Heat tsp of oil in a pan, to that add eggs.
  • Roast eggs for 4 to 5 mts or until you see eggs stat to get little browing.
  • Season eggs with chilli powder, biryani masala and salt, mix well.
  • Cook for 2 more mts.

Layering Biryani

  • Once rice is cooked, put in masala eggs in cooked rice.
  • Fluff up the rice to cover the eggs in.
  • Sprinkle some biryani masala.
  • Add some saffron water.
  • Add coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Also spread some fried onion.
  • Add tbsp of ghee or clarified butter.
  • Cover and simmer on low heat for 10 more mts.

Serve hot with raita, carrot raita,mint chutney!

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No Image prarthana :     25 March 2015
Madhura, couldn't wait for your reply. Your recipe tuened out too Good. I guesS ur ths recipe serves 2 people.

No Image prarthana :     25 March 2015
Madhur ths recipe will serve how many pax??

No Image Pervez :     7 February 2015
Hi Madhura Yor racepie for Egg Birayni was too easy and the Birayni turned out too good. Tks

No Image Sona :     4 January 2015
Turned out to be delicious egg biryani. I used Rajah tandoori masala instead of biryani masala. Thanks for a wonderdul recipe.

No Image Puran :     26 September 2014
Very nice, prepared twice. I never cooked before in my life and I cooked most of your recipes. I picked passion of cooking by watching your videos. Good job.

No Image srija :     13 September 2014
hey we r trying ur recipies at home.they are tasty. smile smile

No Image deepika manjrekar :     1 May 2014
hi madhura ur recipe of egg briyani dat i hv tried at home it was very very nice. me and my family like it most

No Image naveenkumar :     30 March 2014
veg biryani

No Image Bhavna Belgundkar :     2 March 2014
Hi Madhura, i am very thankful to you for your recipes i have tried egg masala & masala bhat it was superb, my husband like it a lot. i am going to try all your recipes, we all like you. Thanx.

No Image bhuvi :     29 December 2013
Thank you so much madhura didi!! I love all the dishes, I've started cooking only after visiting ur site!! U r explaining in a simple n clear way!! Thanks once again! Keep going

No Image Sara :     27 November 2013
I am really thankful to you that when I first tried the first recipe in the month of September2013 .I prepare all my lunch & dinner from your recipes. I THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN.

No Image sarita shetty :     9 October 2013
Hi madhura, thank u so much for anda biryani