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Published on April 1, 2019

Brinjal Biryani | Eggplant Biryani Recipe

Brinjals in the fridge going bad every time cause they are boring to cook? Next time try this Brinjal Biryani recipe by Recipe Factory that not only makes your mouth water every time you cook it, but also make the brinjals taste so good that the plate is licked clean every time. What are you waiting for then? Follow these simple instructions on how to make eggplant biryani and make it at home yourself! For more rice recipes, follow our website Recipe Factory.


1. Brinjals – 1/4 Kg
2. Basmati Rice – 2 Cups
3. Chilli Powder – 2 Teaspoons
4. Salt – 2 Teaspoons
5. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
6. Cumin Seeds Powder – 1 Teaspoon
7. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
8. Coriander Seeds Powder – 1 1/2 Teaspoon
9. Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 1/2 Teaspoon
10. Lemon Juice – 2 Tablespoons
11. Mint Leaves – 1/2 Cup
12. Coriander Leaves – 1/2 Cup
13. Curd – 1/2 Cup
14. Cardamom – 4
15. Cloves – 6
16. Shahjeera – 1/2 Teaspoon
17. Cinnamon Sticks – 3 Small Pieces
18. Bay Leaves – 2
19. Onions – 2

Recipe Notes for Brinjal Biryani

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

Then add some coriander leaves, mint leaves and some onions and mix

Add 2 diced onions and mix

Then 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

Brinjal Biryani Preparation

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

Then, spread the coriander leaves and mint leaves similarly

Spread clarified butter on top and close the lid tightly so that the water vapor 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

For more biryani recipes, follow YouTube channel Recipe Factory.

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