Butternut Squash Biryani by Holy Cow

butternut squash, cauliflower, coconut or any vegetable oil, caraway seeds, dry bay leaves, garlic paste, ginger paste, biryani masala, turmeric, cayenne or any red chili pepper powder, cashew yogurt, fried onions, dryMt leaves, dry dill leaves, coriander leaves, vegetable stock, basmati rice, salt and ground black pepper

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 30 min


– 5 cups butternut squash cut into 1/2-inch cubes
– 1 small head of cauliflower, separated into florets
– 1 tsp coconut or any vegetable oil
– 1 tsp shahjeera or caraway seeds (Can substitute with regular cumin seeds if unavailable)
– 2 dry bay leaves
– 1 tsp garlic paste
– 1 tsp ginger paste
– 2 tbsp biryani masala
– 1/2 tsp turmeric
– 1/2 tsp cayenne or any red chili pepper powder
– 3/4 cup cashew yogurt
– 1/4 cup fried onions, like French’s (optional, but really nice in biryanis)
– 1 tsp dry Mint leaves
– 1 tsp dry dill leaves
– 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
– 3 cups vegetable stock (can sub with water)
– 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
– Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 30 min




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