Biryani to ward off winter

There are many variations of biryani - and just as many strong opinions on how the perfect one is made, writes Lilly Higgins.

18th November, 2012
Biryani to ward off winter
Tomato biryani: spicy and succulent.

Biryani is a rice-based dish that is usually constructed using fried or roasted spices, then adding rice along with vegetables or meat. It's popular in Asia and the Middle East where there are many variations - and just as many strong opinions on how the perfect biryani is made.

This version is a simpler, and less time-consuming, midweek option. In a traditional biryani, Ghee is usually used to fry the spices. Although this calorific clarified...

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