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egg dum biryani

Egg Dum Biryani Recipe

Let's learn how to make Egg Dum Biryani with step by step instructions.This delicious one-pot biryani is made with fragrant basmati rice, aromatic spices, herbs, and boiled eggs.It is one of the most simple, tasty and flavorful biryani you can make at home with just a few basic ingredients.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6
Author: Pavani


  • Cooked basmati rice -2cups
  • Eggs boiled and halved-4
  • Onions finely chopped- 2nos
  • Tomatoes finely chopped-2nos
  • Ginger-garlic paste-1tbsp
  • Red chilli powder-1tsp
  • Coriander powder-1tsp
  • Green chillies slit- 1 to 2
  • Turmeric powder-¼tsp
  • Bay leaf-1
  • Cinnamon sticks- 2
  • Black cardamoms-2
  • cloves-4
  • Green cardamoms-3
  • Oil-2tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • A few saffron strands soaked in warm milk
  • A few fresh coriander leaves
  • A few mint leaves


  • Heat 2tbsp oil in a non-stick pan.Add bay leaf,cinnamon sticks,black cardamoms,cloves and finely chopped onions.Mix well and saute till onions are lightly browned.
  • Add 1tbsp of ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder and slit green chilli.Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, add finely chopped tomatoes and salt.mix well,cover and cook on medium heat till the oil separates.
  • In the meantime soak saffron in the warm milk and keep aside.
  • Add half of the chopped coriander leaves ,mint leaves and eggs. Mix  lightly
  • Add cooked rice,soaked saffron,green cardamom powder,remaining chopped coriander and mint leaves.Cover with an aluminium foil and place the lid on it.
  • Place a non-stick tawa on heat and put the pan on it.Cook for 20-25 minutes or  till the steams starts coming out from the biryani pot.Serve hot with raitha.
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