Rice Dishes

cauli rice biryani
Rice Dishes, Vegetarian

cauli rice biryani recipe

The bland taste of cauliflower makes it the ideal canvas for creating different flavour sensations. My personal favourite being Amma‘s cauliflower and pea curry. I have to admit I was much less accepting of cauliflower as a substitute for pasta during childhood. My older sister once made cauliflower in white […]

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Vegetarian, Rice Dishes

mushroom biryani recipe

Mushrooms fleshy texture and distinct taste make for a pleasant meat substitute and the perfect ingredient for a vegetarian biryani. This simple mushroom biryani is composed of rice steamed over a duet of porcini and oyster mushrooms simmered in biryani spice and coconut milk. It is simple enough to make […]

durban chicken biryani
Durban Curry, Biryani, Rice Dishes

Durban Chicken Biryani Recipe

Durban chicken biryani (beryani), is a one-pot biryani, layering a curry layer with rice, vegetables and fried onions, and topped with fried potatoes. It is fragrant and mild yet spicy at the same time. The most defining characteristic of this type of biryani is the incorporation of black lentils or […]

Fish Recipes, Rice Dishes, Seafood

Prawn Biryani Recipe

Prawns did not feature in Amma’s recipe collection but they are one of my new favourites and I am keen to find new ways to prepare them. I was  hesitant to try  this prawn biryani recipe after it was requested by a few readers, mainly because of the delicate nature […]