Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Traditional Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Get a Traditional mushroom biryani in your kitchen with this easy to follow recipe. Home cooking made simple.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Indian Recipe, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 300 g Mushrooms cut into slices
  • 400 g Basmati rice
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 2 Large tomatoes diced
  • 4 Garlic cloves finely diced
  • 1 inch Piece of ginger finely diced
  • 3 Green chillies finely diced
  • handful Fresh coriander leaves
  • handful Mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp Yoghurt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Mushroom biryani recipe mix
  • 400 ml Tin coconut milk


  • Rinse rice until water runs clear. Leave to soak.
  • Add Garlic, green chillies, coriander, mint, ginger, 2 Tbsp yoghurt and a little water to a bowl and mix into paste. If you have a pestle and mortar or a blender mash into paste.
  • Add paste, mushroom biryani recipe mix and mushrooms into a bowl and coat completely. Leave to marinate whilst preparing.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil over low heat and saute rice until coated in oil.
  • In a separate pan heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, season with salt and saute until translucent. Add tomatoes and cook for further 2 minutes.
  • Add the marinated mushrooms and cook until soft.
  • Drain the rice and add to the pan with the rest of the ingredients. Stir and leave to saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add half of the coconut milk and 1 1/2 cups of water and stir.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce to a medium simmer. Cover pan.
  • Keep an eye on the rice and add water and the rest of the coconut milk as required.
  • Once the rice is soft leave to stand for five minutes and serve.


When cooking add small amounts of water at a time until the rice is cooked. You don't want to add too much at a time as you will not be able to remove additional water at the end.
Keyword Delicious home cooking, Mushroom biryani

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