Vegan Balti Bean Biryani
Vegan Bean Biryani is a flavourful and aromatic rice dish that combines the goodness of beans with a fragrant sauce. This delicious recipe provides a twist to the traditional biryani by using beans as the protein source, making it a wholesome and satisfying vegan option. The beans, such as kidney beans and chickpeas, add a hearty texture to the biryani. The biryani is garnished with fresh corriander and mint, adding a refreshing touch. This vegan bean biryani is a delightful and satisfying dish that will please both vegans and non-vegans alike, making it a perfect choice for a wholesome and flavoursome meal.
1 Jar Balti Sauce
220g kidney beans
220g chick peas
100ml veg oil
150ml coconut oil
Add oil to a pan
Add the potatoes
Add lid and cook for 5 minutes
Add the beans and chick peas
Add the Balti sauce and 70ml water and stir
Add 70ml water
Stir and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes
Add the coconut milk
Allow to simmer for further 2-3 minutes
Add the rice to the pan
Add 100ml water to the rice
Chop some coriander, mint and chilli for garnish
Allow the rice to simmer until the water dries
Add the chopped garnish
Wrap the lid with a cloth to help with steam cooking and place the lid on the pan.
Let it steam cook on low heat for approx. 15 mins
Serve and enjoy!
To make the biryani extra special add some vegan yoghurt raita to the mix!