Biryani is a rice dish that is popular across the Arab countries and India. The recipe is very similar to fried rice but utilizes a lot more spices. Try vegetarian biryani or chicken biryani.

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    29 reviews

    Biryani are Indian rice dishes, usually flavoured with a complex mix of spices. This quick version uses cumin, cloves, garam masala and chilli powder.

    Recipe by: Monica Shah

    2 reviews

    This is a traditional South African one pot dish. Don't be put off by the list of spices, because by flavouring each section of the dish as you go, the end result is a rich flavoured centrepiece.

    Recipe by: canobie

    1 review

    A biryani consists of curried meat, poultry, fish or vegetables combined with basmati rice to make a complete meal. Here chicken curry is layered with the rice and baked, then served with a fresh cucumber raita.

    Recipe by: Ariana Klepac

    38 reviews

    My husband's mother taught me this recipe, an authentic Hyderabadi-style biryani that is a trademark of home-cooking in south India. The chicken, spices and rice all cook in the same frying pan.


    122 reviews

    The famous Pakistani dish chicken biryani has a long preparation time but it is always worth the effort!

    Recipe by: Nazia

    No reviews

    This is a super easy Indian dish that a bit like a pilaf. Serve with cucumber raita and naan bread if you like.

    Recipe by: Zoë Harpham

    6 reviews

    Biryani is a rice based dish which can have meat as well as be vegetarian. The pressure cooker makes it super quick to prepare.

    Recipe by: sumana

    4 reviews

    Chicken marinated in yoghurt and rice scented with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon and cumin make this biryani full of flavour.

    Recipe by: Hazel Grace

    5 reviews

    Biryani is a dish that is famous in many parts of Asia. This is the Malaysian version with chicken drumsticks.

    Recipe by: A.C

    No reviews

    Cauliflower rice is seasoned with garam masala, turmeric, cumin and coriander in this grain-free and gluten-free version of biryani, an Indian-inspired dish.

    Recipe by: Ryan Feagin

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