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also bi·ri·a·ni (bĭ′rē-ä′nē)
n. pl. bi·ry·a·nis also bi·ri·a·nis
A South Asian dish containing meat, fish, or vegetables and rice flavored with saffron or turmeric and other spices.

[Hindi and Urdu biryānī, from Persian biryān, roasted, broiled; akin to birištan, to fry, roast.]


(ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ) or


(Cookery) any of a variety of Indian dishes made with rice, highly flavoured and coloured with saffron or turmeric, mixed with meat or fish
[from Urdu]
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Noun1.biryani - an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetablesbiryani - an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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For instance the Boneless Chicken Biryani (Dh39), one portion boneless chicken layered in premium zafran infused rice weighs 630 grams, contains 1135.
He will feature six dishes including chole bhature (fried bread dipped in masala made with split chickpeas), masala mini gujiyas (dumpling-shaped fried dessert stuffed with dried fruit), Aloo Tikki (croquette) and chicken biryani (a steamed rice dish using stir-fried chicken).
Someone from the group attempting chicken biryani squeals, 'That's a lot of oil,' as Iqra directs them on the amount to cascade into a pot to fry sliced onions.
Dera and Kababish, Queens, 8 pm The three-quarters of the tables at Dera were full on a recent rainy Friday night, with families coaxing their children to eat more beef nihari, another forkful of chicken biryani.
I am really sad that this year in addition to not being able to buy presents, my wife will not even be able to cook the special chicken biryani she cooks every year to mark the Christmas festivities,' he said.
The Chicken Biryani has garam masala, which consists of cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and other spices that young entrepreneur Pam Augustin dry-roasts and grinds herself.
The curry factor comes with a choice of Chicken Makhani, Lamb Rogan Josh, Beef Vindaloo, Seafood Curry, Vegetable Korma, Dal Tardka and everyone's favourite Chicken Biryani.
30 for the cost of a meal, but Lee has managed to create a scrumptious menu, serving up celebration chicken biryani with rustic gravy and cucumber raita, followed by coconut and mango crumble with cinnamon creme fraiche.
Guests can experience a true Emirati culinary experience with live cooking stations and dishes lijke lamb machbous, margouga, prawn nashaf, chicken biryani and lamb ouzi, as well as Emirati desserts khabeesa, balaleet and aseeda.
They include traditional food such as Kabsa, which is a rice and meat dish, chicken biryani and deserts such as mango cake.
While TBK offers the full range of Bohra cuisine, among the most popular items are mutton samosas, raan, mutton biryani, jumbo chicken biryani, khichda, chicken tikka biryani, chicken dum biryani and mutton chops.