Sunday, January 15, 2017


Biryani , one of the most loved delicacies which needs no introduction. The word biryani itself brings me a mood of celebration.  Whether after a long restless hours or a lazy weekend or for a scrumptious party apt to suit all occasions.  It is simply a  rice based dish made with basmati rice, aromatic spices and meat / veggies. Though this rice recipe is prepared and enjoyed in most of the countries, it (biriyani) is specially considered as the common festive dish in Southern part of India. This evergreen dish can be prepared in different style depending upon the country or region. Thus the flavor and taste differs from place to place. The blending of rice with meat in a perfect ratio calls for the perfect biryani. Choosing the best quality rice plays the vital role in most of the biryani recipes. Long grain basmati rice, Jeerakashala, Kaima, India gate are some of the most recommended rice for making biryani in South India. The use of wide variety of spices is the another attraction in biryani recipes. These aromatic whole spices or ground spices gives a distinct aroma to this special rice recipe. Some popular biryani recipes are Malabar dum biryani, Veg biryani recipe, mutton biryani recipe, hyderabadi biryani, thalassery biryani, and like so. For those biryani lovers, here are some good collection of this delightful one pot meal which suits any occasion. 
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Thalassery , a region in Kerala (India) is known for its biryani . Thalassery biriyani is a rice based dish blended with spices and chicken. It is the popular biryani recipe in Kerala cuisine and so it is called as Kerala biryani. This dish is a traditional Malabar cuisine (one of the non vegetarian cuisine in kerala). In malabar, biryani is served in each and every special occasions....Click here for RECIPE

Hyderabadi biryani is  a form of biryani which is considered to be the most flavorful among Indian biryani. Hyderabadi egg biryani is a popular biryani of India which is named after the city Hyderabad. The aroma and flavor of this dish makes a drooling feel. The hard boiled eggs are marinated and tossed in a pan before blending with the rice and gravy. This is the famous and popular one pot meal with hard boiled eggs. Click here for RECIPE.

Fish Biryani is a popular and traditional Indian dish which is very delicious and nutritious too. Biryani is an all time favorite and a heavenly dish, which can be cooked in many variations. Fish biriyani is an excellent dish with fish and an amazing rich nutritious dish for all seafood lovers. Fish is marinated, shallow fried, and mixed with the masala gravy, then blended with the cooked rice which gives an aromatic flavor and it tastes simply superb..Click here for RECIPE..

Though biryani is originated in Persia, it is more popular  in malabar areas in Kerala. In malabar, biryani is served in each and every special occasions. Malabar Chicken dum biryani / malabar chicken biriyani is always something very special as it is made with a special rice called khaima. And the blending of cooked rice and cooked chicken gravy ( called as dum) makes the dish  an outstanding one. Click here for RECIPE..

A fusion of Italian and  Indian cuisine which is very easy to cook, bursting with flavors that makes this recipe a winner. I fell in love with alfredo sauce after making Alfredo chicken pasta last month for the first time. Since then, i often make this Italian dish at home as it is fast and fantastic. I was thinking  for a twist in my every trial that makes me to  put my hands on this special rice recipe which was a great  hit in my kitchen. Click here for RECIPE..

Yet another Malabar delicacy which is known for its taste and flavor. Here lamb or mutton is cooked with little spices and then sauteed along with the onion gravy, the  traditional way of making lamb biryani.  The stock water after cooking mutton is used for cooking rice which makes this biryani a drooling taste. A must try mutton biryani recipe.  Click here for RECIPE..

 Hyderabadi  chicken biryani is the spicy, fragrant and colorful variant of biriyani in india. Here am sharing the  traditional way of making hyderabadi biryani  which is by cooking the raw marinated chicken with  the half boiled basmati rice and kept on dum until done. This biriyani is quite rich and has an awesome taste with a mouthwatering aroma. Click here for RECIPE..

 There are many variations in biriyani depending upon the ingredients as well the region.  It is considered as a royal dish and has a great role in the menu of royal kitchen. Duck also has a special role in Chinese cuisines, French menu, American cuisine and so on..Biriyani with duck is a very popular and a variety dish mainly in Kerala, India. As the biriyani is an unavoidable dish in most of the special occasions or functions in kerala, people always prefer some varieties of biriyani specially  duck biriyani, quail biriyani....Click here for RECIPE..

The best and perfect biryani for a wonderful night parties or for a get together parties. A delicious, aromatic, finger licking biryani recipe .  It is simple when compared to other rice recipes but the time consumed for grilling the chicken is the only boring part. Here a well marinated and grilled chicken is steamed with biryani rice which makes this dish heavenly delicious. Click here for RECIPE..

Today am going to share a very famous Indian delicacy of Punjabi cuisine - Chicken Tikka Biryani . Normally the preparation of tikka biriyani is very lengthy as it involves the grilling process. So i searched google for the recipe without grill and got  easiest and finger licking recipes. Here, all other process are same like other varieties of biriyani, except  the marination and cooking of chicken. Click here for RECIPE..

 For this you can either deep fry or shallow fry the chicken, then mixed with the gravy / masala and finally the dum process which makes the biryani heavenly taste. Click here for RECIPE.

A royal and popular rice dish which is very common in special occasions especially in Kerala, India. This shrimp recipe tastes distinct when compared to other shrimp recipes. The blending of rice with shrimp masala is quite easy and quick when compared to other biryani recipes. Click here for RECIPE.


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