Cook4Me+ Biryani Rice

Cook4Me+ Biryani Rice

Main Course

  • 6

    Number of People

  • Cheap


  • Very easy


  • Prep time

  • Cook time


  • 300 g of basmati rice, rinsed thoroughly in cold water
  • 2 pinches of saffron powder
  • 4.5 tbsp of indian spice mix
  • 30 g of shelled pistachios
  • 3 tbsp of groundnut oil
  • 300 g of aubergine, washed and cut into small cubes
  • 1,5 red onions, peeled and chopped
  • 225 g of green beans, washed and cut into thirds
  • 150 g of frozen green peas
  • 60 g of raisins


A traditional Indian dish that is one of the most flavourful and vibrant rice dishes due to all the herbs and spices! A meal like this that maximises on natural flavour is a great way to reduce your salt intake.

This healthy recipe is #dietitianapproved by dietitians The Biting Truth @thebitingtruth as part of our #tefalthebitingtruth partnership.

Prepare the ingredients.

Pour the oil into pre-heated bowl. Add the spices and the aubergine and brown for 5 mins then add the onion, green beans, raisins and green peas. Season with salt. Cook for 2 min. and set aside in a bowl.

Put the rice in the pan with twice its weight in water. Add the saffron and season with salt.

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Add the cooked vegetables and pistachios and stir to combine. Serve with meat or fish.

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