Jumma hai, and we all need to eat some biryani! And, why we should eat this awesome day once in a week?
We should eat biryani rozana. Isliye apki behn nay ki hai research. In this article, you will see 7 different recipes of dumdaar biryanis, so you don’t have to plan dinners anymore.
But first, a little history .
How was biryani invented?
The root word of this dish comes from the Persian word biryan that means “to roast.” Therefore, it is believed that this dish has traveled from Iran. But, there is a second theory.
According to the book Pakistan Heritage Cuisine, Empress Nur Jehan, the wife of Mughal Jahangir, invented biryani by layering rice with thick, meaty gravy. The dish was created as a meal for the soldiers as it contains a good balance of proteins, carbs, and fats. (Plus, being a soldier is not easy. You exercise for hours almost daily!)
7 tastiest biryani recipes
Over the past two decades, Biryani has solidified its place in different cuisines. Although it is mostly popular in Pakistan and India, the dish has now been adapted for Malaysian, Sri Lankan, and Nepali cuisines. A loose variant of this spicy rice dish is getting popular in Burma and the Philippines.
Haye, Hyderabadi biryani! When it comes to its recipe, you can’t get more real than Zubaida Tariq who was a Hyderabadi at heart. According to the lady chef herself, it takes years of practice before you can master the taste. Therefore, this iconic biryani recipe is for the modern times.
There’s no biryani more chatpati than the Sindhi biryani. While this dish can be made in chicken or mutton, the use of fried potato wedges balances out the flaming-hot meat base.
King Student Biryani
Created by YouTube cooking sensation Shahid Jutt, this recipe is the closest version of the top-secret Student Biryani’s dish. This biryani is popular in Karachi and it’s perhaps the oldest biryani recipe in the country.
Pressure Cooker Biryani
First developed in Nepali kitchens, the Quick Chicken Biryani recipe is fast becoming popular all over the South Asia as it drastically cuts the cooking time.
P.S. You can other fabulous recipes in the pressure cooker.
For some reasons, some of us do not prefer meat in our meals. However, it does not mean you cannot enjoy biryani with vegetables. In this unique recipe, Manjula recreates biryani for vegetarian diet.
Chicken Tikka Biryani
Biryani has gone truly global and this is why I love this Tasty take on Chicken Tikka Biryani. The slightly baked taste of masala chicken with spicy rice takes the dish to a whole new level.
Craving for a seafood twist? I have got you sorted. (I know, lame!) This Prawn Biryani Recipe from Sortedfood delivers a lip-smacking combination of spices and condiments simmering with whole prawn and rice