Garbanzo Veggie Biryani

Garbanzo Veggie Biryani

Servings: 6 servings
Author: Marvellina
This delicious meatless one-pot rice dish is infused with aromatic spices, garbanzo beans, and fresh vegetables and a complete meal on its own. Perfect for any day of the week
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  • 2 cups white basmati rice
  • 1/2 head large cauliflower separate into small to medium florets
  • 5 oz green beans cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 cans S&W Garbanzo beans
  • 2 Tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 large onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 3 1/3 cups water you can use vegetable/chicken broth too
  • 1 tsp salt or more to your taste
  • 3 Roma tomatoes seeded and diced



  • Small bunch of cilantro leaves extra for garnishing


  • Rinse the rice to get rid of any impurities and rinse until the water is clear. Make sure to drain off all water
  • In a large pot with tight-fitting lid, melt the clarified butter, Add onion and saute until soft. Add ginger and all the spices ingredients and saute until fragrant. Add cauliflower, green beans, garbanzo beans and gently stir to mix
  • Sprinkle the rice on top and pour in the liquid and salt. Use the spatula to gently push the rice in to make sure it is covered by liquid. Add the tomatoes, fresh cilantro leaves on top. Cover the lid and let it cook for the next 15 minutes. Then wait 10 minutes before uncovering the lid. Fluff the rice with the fork. Garnish with some fresh cilantro leaves. Serve warm