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biryani ingredients list



Biryani is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish that originated from the Indian subcontinent. It is made with Indian spices, rice, meat (chicken, beef, goat, pork, fish), or eggs and vegetables. Depending on the region and personal preference, Biryani can be spicy or mild and the ingredients can vary. It's often garnished with raisins, boiled eggs, and fried onions. Biryani is a one-pot dish cooked on the stove or in the oven.

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basmati rice


chicken, beef, goat, pork, fish, or eggs


large onions, sliced


medium tomatoes, chopped


- 2

green chillies, chopped



1 tablespoon

garlic paste

plain yoghurt

1/2 cup

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

Biryani masala powder

2 teaspoons


4 cups

ghee (clarified butter)

1/4 cup

chopped mint leaves

A handful

chopped coriander leaves

A handful

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Rinse the basmati rice under cold water until the water runs clear. Soak the rice in water for 30 minutes, then drain.

Step 2:

In a large pan, heat the ghee over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and sauté until they become golden brown.

Step 3:

Add the ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, and chopped tomatoes. Cook until the tomatoes become soft.

Step 4:

Add the chicken, beef, goat, pork, fish, or eggs to the pan and cook until browned.

Step 5:

Add the yoghurt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, Biryani masala powder, and salt. Mix well.

Step 6:

Add the soaked and drained basmati rice to the pan. Add the water. Cover the pan and cook on low heat until the rice is cooked and the water has been absorbed.

Step 7:

Garnish the Biryani with the chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves.

Step 8:

Serve the Biryani hot, garnished with boiled eggs, raisins, and fried onions if desired.

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