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Master Class Festive Family Biryani Recipe, Biyyam Chawal, How To Make Master Class Festive Family Biryani Recipe

Masterclass festive family biryani is a special biryani dedicated to all families who love biryani with individual preferences of vegetable and meats served in a separate box. This combo meal prepared along with a popular dessert recipe in the simplest way possible.

About Recipe

Tandool annam, Pachaarisi sooru, CHAWAL chal


(80 ratings)
103 reviews so far
Prep time
55 mins
Cook time
45 mins
Total time
100 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : BASMATI RICE
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 21, 2018

• For master marinade - - 0.
• Oil (left over oil of fried onions) - as required.
• Bay leaves - 2 numbers.
• Cardamom - 5 numbers.
• Cloves - 5 numbers.
• Cinnamon stick (1 inch piece) - 3 numbers.
• Mace - 2 numbers.
• Nutmeg - 1 number.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander - 2 bunch.
• Mint - 2 bunch.
• Peppercorns - 1 tea spoon.
• Green chillies - 6 numbers.
• Curd - 500 grams.
• Fried onions - 2 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• For vegetable biryani - 1 oz.
• Beans (chopped to big pieces) - 4 numbers.
• Carrots (cut to diamond shape) - 3 numbers.
• Potato (cut to diamond shape) - 2 numbers.
• Green peas - 50 grams.
• Lime juice - 2 numbers.
• Mint paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Green chilli paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Shahi jeera - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Kasoori methi - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Almond powder - 1/2 cup.
• Cashew nuts - 7 numbers.
• For egg biryani - 0.
• Crushed pepper - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Lemon juice - 1 number.
• Eggs - 2 numbers.
• For chicken biryani : - 0.
• Chicken - 300 grams.
• Cashew nut powder - 1/4 cup.
• White pepper powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Lemon juice - 1 cups.
• For lamb biryani - 0.
• Mutton - 300 grams.
• Raw papaya paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Lemon juice - 1 number.
• For khubani ka meetha - 0.
• Khubani - 100 grams.
• Ghee - 2 tablespoons.
• Sugar - 100 grams.
• For biryani : - 0.
• Basmati rice - 2 cups.
• Saffron water - 1 tea spoon.

Master Marinade:

  • Take oil (leftover oil of fried onions) in a bowl and add bay leaves, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, and mace. Grate little nutmeg and add ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves, mint leaves, peppercorn, green chilies, salt and yogurt. Mix them properly and add crushed fried onions then keep it aside for 30 min.

Vegetable biryani:

  • Take beans, carrot, green peas, potatoes and lime juice in a bowl. Add mint paste, green chili paste, shahi jeera and kasoori methi. Now add the marinade sauce, almond powder and mix well. Fill the tiffin box with this marinade then add cashew nuts and keep it aside.

Egg biryani :

  • Take 3 full spoons of the marinade in a bowl and add turmeric, crushed pepper, lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients and transfer it to the tiffin box. Now place two scooped potatoes on it and add the leftover marinade in this.
  • Break two eggs in a bowl and fill the potato with this. Sprinkle crushed pepper on this and just keep it aside.

Chicken Biryani:

  • Take 3 full spoons of the marinade in a bowl and add cashew nut powder, white pepper powder, and lemon juice. Now add brine chicken pieces and mix properly. Transfer this to the tiffin box.

Lamb biryani:

  • Take lamb pieces in a bowl and add papaya paste, red chili powder, and lime juice. Now rub or mix this with your fingers and keep in the fridge for 6 hours torest.
  • Add 2 spoons of the marinade in this and after mixing transfer this in a tiffin box.

Khubani ka meetha:

  • Soak khubani in water for 2-3 hours and remove the seeds. Boil them and mash it. Add the same soaked water and sugar then mix it. Keep it aside for a while.

Biryani rice (veg, chicken and lamb):

  • Soak basmati rice for nearly 30 minutes. Add salt to the boiling water then add shahi jeera and oil (leftover oil of fried onions). Once water starts boiling add soaked rice and just mix it once. When rice is 75% cooked, switch off the flame and take one load of rice to fill in the box of lamb biryani.
  • Repeat the same process for chicken biryani and tap the box so that the ingredients in it sets well. Add saffron water, ghee, and fried onions for each biryani and then close the lid to keep aside. Add ghee in the sweet . Add kevra water for lamb biryani and rose water for chicken biryani at the end and close the box. Now its time to cook all the recipes in a handi. Fill the surface with rock salt or sand.
  • Scrape little of salt and place the lamb box first then the rest of the boxes. To build steam in the handi place a aluminium mould in between and fill it with rice water. Now start sealing the handi edges with dough and wet it with little water, then keep the lid on. Place some hot charcoal pieces on the lid and put some weight also.
  • Let it cook on high flame for 15 minutes, medium flame for 30 minutes and slow flame for 15-20 minutes. After an hour remove the lid with the help of a spoon. Now very carefully with the help of cloth take the boxes out. Time to serve hot biryani with very special khubani ka meetha.

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digudc Posted on Fri Nov 25 2016

Hi Vahchef, thanks for this different biryani recipes. it's interesting .i will try to cook but one question. does one 1 kg pack of salt is enough in handi or ?

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om wedyan Posted on Mon Apr 13 2015

I want to ask you about the best quality pots for cooking Indian dishes? Is Tefal occasion??

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wjchew1 Posted on Mon Apr 13 2015

Hi VahChef,I hope you can start VahChef Themed Restaurant serving your 1,500 receipes from India to Malaysia!?

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sri ganesh Posted on Sat Apr 18 2015

its great to see you sir its amazing idea...?

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hey ram Posted on Wed Apr 22 2015

you are born chef and u r the only coool chef ! all the best with lots of love! chef please make a video of meatball recipe?

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Samina Rangwala Posted on Wed Apr 22 2015

This Episode in my opinion is the BEST :) Inspiring & Motivating & Encouraging . Ofcourse Very Entertaining ... After Vah Chef ...Its the Chicken thts the Best.. lol ... ;)))?

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namrata gaikwad Posted on Fri Apr 24 2015

Thank you sir... You are an amazing cook. I have tried your restaurant style biryani and my family just relishes it. I follow all your recipes ?

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donkeyfacekilla1 Posted on Sun May 03 2015

You are the best!?

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Colors in Games Posted on Sun May 03 2015

he makes it look so easy lol...years of mastery behind the presentation?

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Fathima Iqbal Posted on Thu May 07 2015

Check out this video on YouTube:?

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sreeram reddy Posted on Sat May 09 2015

Amazing and innovative way of cooking. The most easy way of cooking. Great reverence for you chef. ?

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SMS Posted on Mon May 11 2015

Congratulations dear VahChef on your 1500th video!Thank you for making cooking so much fun. You have added so much joy to all my family and friends through your videos.Thank you for being such an inspiration! Heres' to the next 1500 videos!?

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