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bi·ry·a·ni

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.]
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biryani

(ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ) or

biriani

n
(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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Longtime bestsellers include Chicken Tikka Masala (Indian butter chicken), buttered naan, chicken biryani and vegetable biryani.
ANKARA -- As part of its public diplomacy activities and to further popularize Pakistani mangoes in Turkey, the Embassy of Pakistan organized 'Pakistan Mango and Biryani Festival' in Ankara .
The 'Pakistan Mango and Biryani Festival' included fresh mango and mango cuts as well as wide-range of mango delicacies such as mango milk-shake, mango lassi, mango ice cream, mango salad, mango souffle, mango mousse, mango pudding, and mango cake.
As part of its public diplomacy activities and to further popularize Pakistani mangoes in Turkey, the Embassy of Pakistan organized "Pakistan Mango and Biryani Festival" in Ankara on Friday afternoon, says a press release received here today from Ankara.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 22 (ANI): "I did not eat any Biryani," Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said in Vidhana Soudha on Monday in an apparent reference to his photograph with the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, Mansoor Khan, which had gone viralon the net.
Purists indulging in Hyderabadi food, for instance will swear by the uniqueness of their biryani, a spicy version full of flavour but quite different from the spicy biryani variations that many southern Indian states claim as their own.
'They are the fans of biryani. They have been buying biryani for people at Mama Farida's place in Barsheba."
An Emirati generously sponsors the 20,000-odd plates of biryani, water, dates and fruits that go out to the labour accommodations every day during Ramadan.
I know most of the customers and they know me too," a 36-year-old biryani hawker who gave his name as Nareza told Arab News as he served a line of hungry clients.
Bengaluru -- A tweet by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tipu Sultan triggered a war of words between senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah and BJP's Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Sunday, with the former saying he was not the one to 'eat biryani' with the premier of an enemy country.
FAISALABAD -- Eight members of a family were hospitalized after taking toxic Biryani in the area of Jhang Bazaar police station.
LAHORE -- Pakistan's former captain, Wasim Akram criticised players' diet and said that they are still being served with biryani and they cannot compete against champion teams after having such a diet.