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Biryani Rice



Biriyani Rice is a fragrant, flavorful rice dish popular in India and Pakistan. Don’t get it confused with a proper biryani. It is simply rice cooked with spices and finished with some fried onions, nuts and fresh herbs. There are many variations of biryani rice and one of them is famously called as Kuska Rice. This Biryani Rice goes well with curd, raita, vegetarian or non veg curries.

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

Coriander Powder

2 teaspoons

Cumin Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

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

2 cups


2 cups

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and soak the Basmati Rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat Ghee and Oil in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add Onions and Green Chillies and sauté until the Onions turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add Ginger-Garlic Paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala and Turmeric Powder and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 6:

Add Mixed Vegetables and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 7:

Add the soaked Basmati Rice and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 8:

Add Water and Salt and mix well.

Step 9:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 10:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and fluff the Biryani Rice with a fork.

Step 11:

Garnish with Fresh 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! 19376 users have chowed down on Biryani Rice a whopping 38102 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Biryani Rice is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of 35-40 BMI also on board.

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