Brinjal Biryani | Vankaya Biryani Recipe in Telugu


How to make Brinjal Biryani Recipe in Telugu

Cooking Brinjal Biryani Recipe is very simple without any complicated steps in it. basically, the recipe is very similar to the traditional Veg Biryani recipe prepared across india.

  • 1/4 kg Brinjals
  • 2 Cups Basmati Rice
  • 2 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Seeds Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cip Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 4 Cardamom
  • 6 Cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Shahjeera
  • 3 small pics Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Onions
Recipe Notes

Soak basmati rice for 1/2 hour

Cut brinjals into 4 pieces vertically like we do for stuffed brinjal curry

Don’t cut the pieces all the way so that the pieces stay together

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in pan

Add the brinjal pieces one by one

Close lid and fry on low flame

Stir and fry for 5-10 minutes till they change colour

Move it into a plate

Fry onions now Dice 2 onions. They need to be deep fried

Heat oil in pan and fry on high flame till the onions turn deep brown

Move it into a different bowl

Put 1/2 cup curd in a bowl and mix it so that it becomes smooth

Add 2 teaspoons chilli powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds powder, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and mix

Add some coriander leaves, mint leaves and some onions and mix

Add 2 diced onions and mix

Add 1 tablespoon oil and mix

Add fried brinjals and mix

Let it sit for 15-20 minutes

Prepare rice in the mean time

Fill more than half of the pan with water

Add 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon oil, whole garam masala

Close lid

Let the water boil Add soaked rice and mix Let the rice cook till up to 70%

Drain off the water

Take a pan with thick base

Spread clarified butter (ghee) on the base of the pan

Spread marinated brinjals on the base of the pan

Pour water in the bowl, mix a little and pour this water onto the brinjals

Spread a layer of cooked rice on top

Spread the brown onions on top

Spread the coriander leaves and mint leaves similarly

Spread clarified butter on top and close the lid tightly so that the water vapour does not escape

Heat the pan for 5 minutes on high flame and then for 5 minutes on low flame

Put another pan below the biryani pan and cook for 10 minutes on high flame

Cut off the stove and open the lid after 5 minutes

Serve hot with gravy or raita


a flavoured and vankaya biryani recipe prepared with dry spices and vegetables. it is a one-pot meal and hence an ideal lunch box recipe and easily appreciated by kids and all age groups.

the rice is infused with spices and masala with choice of veggies and hence served by itself or tastes great with raita recipes

cooking brinjal biryani is very simple without any complicated steps in it. basically, the recipe is very similar to the traditional pulao recipe prepared across india.

this spiced brinjal biryani is one dish which i make when i have some left over rice. this biryani recipe is quick & easy

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