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Vegetarian Paneer Biryani

Ohhh my new best friend, Biryani. This was one of the first meals I have cooked that was really out of my cooking comfort zone but it turned out brilliantly. I am going to take that and use it as a metaphor for life.  ‘Live life on the edge.. or something?..’  This  vegetarian paneer biryani did just that. 

Whats a dish you made that was a bit of a challenge?

vagatarian paneer biryani recipe

Last week I listened to the Bond Appetit Podcast Recipe 034 where the topic of a traditional Biryani was discussed. For those unsure of what a Biryani Is, it’s an Indian/South Asian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat, fish, or vegetables.

This posed a problem for me – I couldn’t get damn Biryani off my mind. The only solution I could see to this issue was to make a vegetarian biryani. 

I made this recipe for Ronsley over at Bond Appetit and had to share it with you today. 

Vegetarian Paneer Biryani    serves 4
Vegetarian Biryani 2 dancingthroughsunday

So.. I have done something a little different this time with the recipe.

It required a lot of text so to make it easier to read and follow, I have created a printable Recipe Card that you can download if you’re after the recipe.

Link directly below!

Download Vegetarian Biryani – Dancing Through Sunday 

I have also uploaded the recipe on these two links: Recipe Page 1 and Recipe Page 2

It.was.amazing. The flavour of all the fragrant spices mixed together along with the rice, tomato, paneer cheese and fried onion is hard to beat.

I am going to make this again and make ene more this time to freeze for those nights were cooking just isn’t an options. 

Have you ever had a Biryani before? Or have any other Indian/South Asian dish you recommend I try out? 

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Have a wonderful day!

Bec x


  • Reply Lauren @ Create Bake Make October 3, 2015 at 9:59 am

    Now I’m not going to be able to stop thinking about Biryani! This looks delicious and will definitely be giving it a try. Thanks for linking up with us for Fabulous Foodie Fridays, have a great weekend 🙂

  • Reply Malinda @mybrownpaperpackages October 2, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    This brings back memories for me. One of the first real recipes besides basic cooking that I tried after moving out of home was baked eggplant stuffed with biriyani! #FFF

    • Reply Bec October 2, 2015 at 9:56 pm

      Ohhhhh yum that sounds amazing!

  • Reply Dancing Through Sunday October 3, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Hi Phoebe, thank you so much for getting back to me. I am super glad you enjoyed it. The tomatoes stewing were my favourite part – they smelt/looked devine. I am so happy everyone enjoyed it – I love this recipe. Have the best weekend!

  • Reply Phoebe October 3, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Hi Bec, i made this last night for dinner and have just had some of the leftovers for dinner. Seriously, SO SO SO good. Everyone liked it and will definitely make it again soon!!! Plus it was one of those recipes that had a nice process to it, the way the tomatoes gravied with the onions, yum. Thanks for shairng

  • Reply Dancing Through Sunday September 25, 2014 at 8:13 am

    It was my first time trying it and now I can’t stop thinking about it! Yummm. x

  • Reply ~ Carmen ~ September 25, 2014 at 4:13 am

    Yum. I’ve never made nor heard of biryani so I’m excited to try this. Can’t go wrong with rice! Nom. :] // ☼ ☯

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