Biryani for Dummies- a Reference for the Rest of Us!!!!

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by ladyinred

One evening I came home from work and had a craving for some spicy biryani. Now anyone who has ever cooked biryani knows it takes ages to make. That day I used ingredients in my kitchen to cook this in half an hour

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the 1/2 the ghee.
  2. Stir fry the cumin seeds. When they sizzle add the chopped onion. Cook for a minute.
  3. Add the garlic ginger, cashew nuts, tomato sauce, green chutney/mint leaves,yogurt, all the spices except for the garam masala. cook for 4 mins until you get a wonderful aroma.
  4. Put paste in a blender and blend till smooth.
  5. In a fresh pan heat the rest of the ghee.
  6. Add the paste fry till the oil starts oozing out from the paste.
  7. Add the veggies. Add a little water if required and cook till the veggies are done.
  8. Add the garam masala. Take off the heat.
  9. Mix the rice into the veggies.
  10. Garnish with sliced fried onions.

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