The Best Nutrela Biryani Recipe Ever | Veg Biryani

Presenting a real treat for Vegetarians, The Delicious Nutrela Biryani. Being a Vegetarian myself, in a family of Nonvegetarians, I know how lonely it feels when people around you talk about Biryani all the time but you can’t have it. I know the feeling sucks.

This is why we have recipes like Nutrela Biryani, which is as good as any nonveg biryani.

And the fact that Nutrela Biryani is a veg biryani,  doesn’t mean a non-vegetarians won’t love it. I bet they won’t say no to it.

The Nutella tastes almost like Chicken because of its rubbery texture, kids can;t even differentiate between the Chicken and Nutrela.

Do try this Nutrela Biryani recipe, I am sure you are going to love it.

Preparation Time:  40 Minutes

Serves 4


  • 1 cup soaked Nutrella
  • 3 sliced Onion
  • 2 chopped Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 6-7 Blackpepper
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom green
  • 1 Cardamom brown
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 inch piece Cinnamon stick


  • 2 cup soaked Basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 6-7 Black pepper
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom green
  • 1 litre approx Water
  • to taste salt
  • 1 Cardamom brown
  • 1 Bay leaf


  • 1/2 inch piece Cinnamon stick
  • small pinch Food color
  • 2 tbsp Kewra water
  • 1/2 cup Fried onion
  • 3-4 Green chili
  • 1 tbsp Yogurt

Follow the step by step process mentioned below or watch the preparation video embedded below.


Heat oil in a pressure cooker.

Add Nutrela and fry it for 2-3 minutes on a medium flame.

Add sliced onion.

Add all the ingredients mentioned above in the table “ingredients for Nutrela”

Add 50 ml water, mix it well. Close the lid of a pressure cooker. Pressure cook it on a high flame for one whistle then keep the flame low and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Open cooker, cook it till the water dries up. Keep the cooker aside.

In a separate wok, add water, salt and all the ingredients mentioned above in the table ” ingredients for rice”. Bring it to boil.

Add soaked rice and cook it till the rice is properly cooked. Starin it using a strainer.

In a separate wok, add yogurt and spread it.

Add half quantity of the cooked rice.

Add cooked Nutrela.


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