This Vegan Tofu Biryani dish is so easy to put together, making it perfect for New Year’s Day brunch! Go ahead and sleep in and relax – this dish won’t take long to make!
Whether you’re having a potluck brunch or are inviting friends and family to your home to celebrate the new year, I’m sure everyone will appreciate the authentic taste of this classic biryani with a twist.
I’m working with Shan Foods to share authentic, easy recipe mixes, pickles, and ginger garlic pastes with you. This post is brought to you by Shan. 🙂 I have been using their products for years and wanted to share my experience vegan–izing their recipe mixes with you.
Vegan Tofu Biryani Recipe
- 3 ½ cups basmati rice
- 2 Medium onions (finely sliced)
- 2 Medium bell peppers (sliced)
- 2 cubes firm tofu packages (drained and cubed)
- 1 cup soy or other yogurt
- 4 tablespoons ginger garlic paste
- 1 cup cooking oil
- 1 packet Shan Special Bombay Biryani Mix
|Fry onions in hot oil until golden brown. Add bell peppers and fry until oil separates.|
|Add tofu, ginger garlic paste, yogurt, and Shan Special Bombay Biryani Mix. Stir fry for 10 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and cook on low heat until tofu is tender. Increase heat and stir fry until oil separates from the gravy.|
|Separately, cook rice until 3/4 cooked. Drain rice.|
|Spread half of the rice in pot and pour tofu curry on top. Cover with the remaining rice. Cover pot and cook on low heat until rice is fully cooked (5 - 10 minutes). Mix before serving.|
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