Biryani

Standard

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • Precooked meat or vegetables
  • 1 tbsp. Vegetable oil
  • ¼ Onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp. Methi leaves
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Flaked almonds
  • ½ tsp. Fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp. Coriander, finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp. Mix powder
  • 1 Portion of cooked Pilau rice

Method:

Heat the oil in a pan and add the chopped onion. Stir for a few minutes and then add the salt, methi leaves and flaked almonds. Add the precooked meat or vegetables then add the coriander, fennel seeds and mix powder;  continue stirring for a few minutes. Add the pilau rice and heat thoroughly before garnishing with some more coriander and serving.

Notes:

This dish is often served with a small, basic vegetable curry, normally a vegetable Bhuna or similar. As a garnish some restaurants use lightly fried slices of banana, sultanas and raisins, or even a basic omelette placed over the dish.

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