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Recipe: Lobia Biryani

Lobia Biryani

Lobia Biryani is an easy, quick and healthy one pot meal. This is a delicious veggie biryani consists of Kidney beans layered with mint leaves, tomatoes and green chillies over boiled rice. Goes great with any kind of raita. Try this Lobia Biryani recipe and don’t forget to share your experience with us!!

Lobia Biryani recipe
Photo: Lobia Biryani Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Servings: 6

Difficulty Level: Medium


  • 1 kg boiled basmati rice,(boiled with cumin seeds and mint)
  • 1 cup lobia (kidney beans)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup oil or ghee
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 4 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon jayfal and jawintri powder
  • 2 tablespoon kewra essence
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 2 black cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon food colour
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

For Layers on Rice:

  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 8 green chillies, thinly sliced
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 1/2 cup tomato slices


Step 1

Fry onion in oil ,put garlic and ginger paste in it.

Step 2

Then put all ingredients of garam masala with tomato paste and yogurt, then put lobia (kidney beans) it with high quantity of water for tenderizing it.

Step 3

After that when lobia is also absorbs water keep frying it till then it leaves oil in it.

Step 4

In a big pan make one layer of rice ,spread lobia’s gravy on it with tomato, lemon slices and green chillies with mint leaves.

Step 5

Then make another layer and repeat that method as above again.

Step 6

Put yellow food colour on the top of the side of rice with kewra essence.

Step 7

Leave it for 15 minutes for taking dam. Lobia Biryani is ready to serve.


  • Serve with fresh salad or raita.


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