instant pot semiya biryani recipe | vermicelli biryani is a delicious combination of biryani and vermicelli when you want to skip rice at the same time have a bowl of biryani.
I just recreated the same old biryani recipe with vermicelli instead of rice. We all love biryani so much and vermicelli upma is one of my favorite when I want to have some noodles kind of food in my breakfast.
Though I love to make semiya upma my family doesn’t enjoy this recipe as much as I do so I always look to variations to incorporate semiya in our meal. Semiya biryani is one of the variety you must try if you have a picky eater in your family.
I have used roasted bambino vermicelli. You can use any brand of vermicelli to make this vermicelli biryani. Please make sure you use roasted vermicelli. This semiya biryani is so easy to make with the instant pot. Some of the other vermicelli recipes you try using vermicelli are noodles,semiya upma.
If you are a beginner and still struggling with the instant pot . Please avoid these beginners mistake mentioned below.
Now let us see how to make instant pot semiya biryani recipe vermicelli biryani :
instant pot semiya biryani recipe vermicelli biryani
- 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
- 1 cup vermicelli/semiya
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 bay leaf / tej patta
- 1 inch cinnamon
- 3 numbers cloves
- 2 numbers cardamom / elachi
- 1 onion sliced
- 1 number green chilli slit
- 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 1 number carrot chopped
- 2 tbsp green peas
- 5 number beans
- ¾ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp biryani masala
- 1 cup water
Turn on the instant pot in saute mode ,once it displays hot add ghee and oil.Wait for few seconds and add all the whole spices
add onion and saute for a minute.
add ginger garlic paste,vegetables ,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,salt,biryani masala,
now add roasted semiya and mix well.
add 1 cup water
turn on the instant pot to pressure cook mode and set it for 3 minutes and do a quick release
enjoy semiya biryani / vermicelli biryani with onion raita or cucumber raita.
You can add potatoes in this semiya biryani recipe.Since i ran out of potatoes i didnt add.
I used frozen carrot and peas for this vermicelli biryani recipe.