Baby Potato Biryani–Veg Biryani Recipe–Indian Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Boiled Baby potatoes – 7-8
  2. Soaked basmati rice for 10 –15 minutes – 1 cup
  3. Cut onions length wise – 1 cup
  4. Chopped tomato – 1 cup
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Turmeric powder – 1tsp.
  7. Curd / yogurt – 1/2 cup
  8. Chopped mint and coriander leaves – 1 cup
  9. Biryani masala powder – 2 tbsp.
  10. Vegetable oil / butter – 2-3 tbsp.
  11. Whole gram masala – cinnamon stick, bay leaf, anise flower, whole cardamom, clove.
  12. Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp.
  13. Green chilly as per your taste.
  14. Fried onions – 1 cup
  15. Ginger – garlic paste /grated – 1/2 cup

Method –

  • Heat oil into the pan/kadhai on medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds, whole gram masala cook for 1 minute.
  • Add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add ginger – garlic paste and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add chopped tomato, salt, turmeric powder, mix well, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add biryani masala, little water if required and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add boiled baby potatoes, mix well cover and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chopped mint, coriander leaves, curd and cook  for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add chilly as per your taste and cook for other 1-2 minutes.
  • Add soaked rice in the water at 1:2 ratio respectively.
  • Sparkles half fried onions, cover and cook on medium heat  for 2 minutes on low on medium heat.
  • After 2 minutes, keep stirring, cover and cook till the rice is cooked properly.
  • Turn off the heat and garnish with fried onion and coriander leaves.
  • Baby potato biryani is ready to serve with any kind of raita.

Potato smiley/kids tiffin recipe

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Ingredients-

  1. Boiled, peeled potatoes- 5-6 medium size
  2. Corn flour/corn starch- 5 tsps.
  3. Black paper-1/2 tsp.
  4. Salt-1 tsp./ to taste.
  5. Cheese –2/3 tsps..
  6. Italian seasoning –1/2 tsp.
  7. Oil for deep frying

Methods –

  • First use a grater to grate the potatoes.

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  • Take a bowl add all grated potatoes, some salt, cheese, corn flour, black paper and Italian seasoning. Mix well knead to a soft dough.

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  • Put the dough in fridge for 20-25 min.
  • Divide it into equal portions/size and roll it to the size of a lemon.
  • Flatten all the dough balls.
  • Use a straw to make eyes and a spoon to make the smiles.

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  • Pre-Heat oil for deep frying. Deep fry smileys into medium hot oil, stirring gently, till it turns golden and crispy. Note: If the smileys starts breaking you can add some corn starch in the dough.

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  • Potatoes smiley is ready. Serve with ketchup or with your favorite chutneys.