Biryani, needs no introduction at all. Who would not nod their head for a plate full of spiced Biryani?  In South, some of the most popular Biryani hubs are Hyderabad, Chettinad, Ambur, and the Malabar region and each region having different versions of cooking and recipes. On the other hand, we are very much aware of the popular biryanis from Northern parts of India - Lucknowi Biryani, Bengali Biryani, Mughlai Biryani and more.

Biryani itself makes a complete meal and goes well with all occasions; either as a weeknight dinner or for a get-together on Sunday. You can cook Biryani following the traditional style or for the busy and lazy days you can even make one pot biryanis using the pressure cooker. Below you will discover more than 50 Biryani recipes that are packed with flavour and taste. Go ahead give these recipes a try and serve it along with a salan and raita for a perfect meal.

Vegetable Handi Biryani Recipe

Vegetable Handi Biryani Recipe is a traditionally followed recipe of cooking rice preparation in a huge Handi and thus the name. “Handi” refers to the vessel in which the biryani is cooked, authentically, the biryani is made in two ways. The rice cooked is par boiled with some flavorful spice and the masala for the biryani is made separately. Then they both are layered in a huge handi and sealed with a lid. The edges of the lid are then closed tightly by a wheat dough so that the rice completely ...

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Hyderabad Style Kuska Recipe (Biryani Rice Recipe)

Hyderabad Style Kuska Recipe (Biryani Rice Recipe) refers to a plain rice without any vegetable. The flavors are mainly from the caramelized onions, pulpy tomatoes and the Spice mix that is freshly ground. The rice is quite similar to most of flavored rice items like Ghee rice. Serve the Hyderabadi Style Kuska with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan Recipe to enjoy your Sunday lunch. If you are looking for more Rice Recipes here are some: Spinach Rice Recipe (Palak Pulao) Thakkali ...

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Kongunadu Special Pattani Biryani Recipe (Green Peas Biryani From Kongunadu)

A flavourful Green Peas Biryani Recipe from Kongunadu is just perfect for lazy weekends, picnics, parties and a lunch box. This Kongunadu Special Pattani Biryani takes just 40 minutes to cook and is cooked over the gas in a wide pan/skillet. For those who have not heard about Kongunadu, it is the area around Erode, Salem and Coimbatore. It is located in the North west of Tamil Nadu. The Kongunadu Cuisine is neither too spicy or oily, but full of flavours and taste. Serve the Kongunadu Special ...

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Semiya Biryani Recipe

Semiya Biryani is a quick, tasty recipe that can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This biryani is a great alternative to normal vermicelli upma. This biryani goes well with chutney, raita or kurma. It is easy to make and you can even pack it for your lunch box. Serve Semiya Biryani along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for your breakfast or light dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try this recipe such as  Vegetable Semiya Upma Recipe Semiya Payasam with Coconut Milk ...

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Barnyard Millet Mushroom Biriyani Recipe

Barnyard Millet Mushroom Biryani Recipe is a flavor one pot preparation made with barnyard millet which is popularly called as samvat, Kuthiraivali, Udalu and oodalu in other regional languages. It is considered to be a valuable ingredient during the season of fasting. Millets are highly variable small seeded grasses that are cultivated as a crop, they are usually small in size and come in various color like white, brown, red and yellow. The barnyard millet have light brown color and is rich in ...

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Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Mushroom Biryani is an easy Indian style biryani made which is spicy in taste. It is easy and can be prepared in less than an hour. This also makes a great dish to serve during your house parties or for weekend dinner with family. Serve Mushroom Biryani with Burani Raita, Beetroot Raita or any other raita of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Lucknowi Murg Biryani Egg Biryani Jackfruit Biryani

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Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe

Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe is a South Indian version that is cooked with assorted spices and given the authentic Chettinad flavors by a wide usage of shallots, black pepper and coconut. Chettinad of cooking is an integral part of South Indian Cuisine, the rustic flavors of South India brings and amazing texture, flavor, and aroma to the food preparations. Chettinad spices are used both in vegetarian and nonvegetarian cooking and leave an equal impact on both versions. Typically ...

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