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Chicken or Lamb Biryani

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“An easy biryani, be sure not to overcook the rice! Not so much authentic, but simplified.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the rice and then soak for one hour before cooking.
  2. Cut meat cut into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Place in bowl with spices, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and salt.
  4. Fill large pan 3/4 full with water and bring to a boil.
  5. Add rice & remove from heat after six minutes.
  6. Drain thoroughly.
  7. Mix saffron in hot milk.
  8. In a large oven pan, add the meat and yogurt mixture.
  9. cover with the rice.
  10. Pour in the the saffron milk.
  11. Put in the oven for 1 hour or more.
  12. After 30 minutes, reduce heat.
  13. Stir before serving and sprinkle remaining onions on top.

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