Chicken Biryani Recipe | Nepali Twist |

Chicken Biryani is a one dish meal. The word “Biryani” is, reportedly, comes from the Persian word birinj, which means rice. There is also another speculation that the word “Biryani” comes from the word biryan which means to fry or roast. Thus, there is a debate about the origin of this dish.

During the Safavid dynasty in Perisa, a dish called Berian Pilao. This dish was prepared with lamb, or chicken, marinated overnight- with dahi, herbs, spices dried fruits and later cooked in a tandoor oven, and served with steam rice. In the 16thcentury, the Mughal emperors brought this dish to India from Persia and started used locally available herbs and spices.


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