First rice for 15 minutes if using basmati . 30 minutes if using puzhungal/boiled rice.
Keep the pressure cooker on stove.Pour oil(3 scoops) and let it get heated.Then add Cinnamon Sticks,followed by cloves,followed by cardamom and bay leaf.Let it brown a little bit.
Then add tomatoes and saute it.
Add the masalas: Red Chillie Powder – 2 tsp,Corriander Powder – 2 tsp and turmeric powder.
Saute it until OIL SEPERATES from the masala.
Then add water (1:2 ratio ie., for 1cup rice,add 2 cups water)
Let it boil and get married with the spices.
Now add the remaining mint and corriander leaves.
flame to medium.Put on the weight once it steams and turn off after 15 minutes.The timings vary for
Once done,open the cooker and add lemon juice on top and carefully with a long laddle stir it
with the rice(careful not to break the rice as you mix it.Be gentle)
Yummy Mushroom Biriyani ready to enjoy with Raitha.