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Biriyani is a popular dish in South Asia, especially India and Pakistan. It is a rice-based dish made with spices, vegetables, and meat or fish. It is usually served with raita, a yogurt-based condiment. Biriyani is often served at special occasions and festivals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

2 cups


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Onions, finely chopped


Green Chillies, finely chopped


Ginger-Garlic Paste

2 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder

2 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

2 teaspoons

Garam Masala

2 teaspoons

Lemon Juice

2 tablespoons

Mixed Vegetables (Carrots, Beans, Peas, etc.)

2 cups


2 cups

Cashew Nuts

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the basmati rice in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee and oil in a large pot. Add the onions and fry until golden brown.

Step 3:

Add the green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add the lemon juice, mixed vegetables, yogurt, cashew nuts, raisins and salt. Fry for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the soaked basmati rice and mix well.

Step 6:

Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 7:

Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

Step 8:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 15253 users have chowed down on Biriyani a whopping 21902 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Lucknow are the top 5 cities gobbling up Biriyani like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Biriyani, our users are head over heels in october, december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Biriyani is the food of choice for 15-18 female, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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