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Delhi Biryani

Delhi Biryani

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  • Pipe inversed
  • 15mins
Arguably the tastiest rice dish in the world. This biryani takes inspiration from Delhi with a mouth-wateringly spicy and deep flavour profile. Perfect with red meat, poultry, vegetables, paneer or eggs.

Contains a whole spice pouch, cook-in sauce and aromatic steamed biryani rice

  • Serves 2
  • No Nasties
  • Vegetarian
  • Medium
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Delhi, once the Indian capital of the Mughals, is now well known and loved for its fantastic Mughlai food - a delicious blend between North Indian flavours and Mughal favourites. Our full-flavoured Delhi Biryani is a great example with its medium heat, fuller spicing and the rich complexity of tomatoes adding depth to the yoghurt sauce. The perfect dish for lovers of spice and flavour.

It contain 3 pouches - a spiced and cooked Basmati rice, a cook-in sauce and dried, whole spices. These convenient kits are easy to use and take as little as 15 minutes to prepare. Just fry the spices, add your protein or vegetables and cook-in sauce and, once cooked, top with the rice, cover and steam.

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Anjum’s Top Tips

Fry the spices and aromatics in 2 tsp. oil in a small-lidded pan for 20 seconds(taking care not to overheat the oil)

Add your fresh ingredients and the contents of the sauce packet. Simmer until they are cooked to your liking. Add a little water as necessary, the sauce should be lightly creamy

Massage the rice in the packet to break up the clumps. Layer the rice evenly on top of the "Curry". Cover and Steam over the lowest heat for 5 minutes if you are rushing or 15 minutes if you have the time to allow the flavours to infuse

OUR PERFECT Delhi Biryani

For the authentic Biryani, simmer a good pinch of saffron strands in 4 tbs. milk and reduce by half. Spoon over the rice.

Do over small cubes of butter and sprinkle a handful of crispy fried onions over the rice. Cover well and cook on a very low hob until everything is steamy or, bake covered at 180 degreeC for 15-20 minutes to allo flavours to infuse.

For added depth of flavour, use chicken with bone-in or leg of lamb(the cooking times will change)


Cooked Rice (67%), Water, Sunflower Oil, Tomato Paste, Powdered and Whole Spices, Salt, Dehydrated Onion, (MILK), Garlic, Ginger, Coriander Leaves, Cassia, Bay Leaf



The rice pouch contains a piece of cassia (looks like a piece of bark), which is similar to cinnamon and is there to impart a wonderful flavour to your biryani


  PER 100g
ENERGY 541kJ/128kcal
FAT 2.9g
of which saturates 0.5g
of which sugars 1.1g
FIBRE 1.3g
SALT 0.44g

The spice mix

  • Whole red chilli
    Whole red chilli for clean heat
  • Cloves
    Cloves for pungent sweetness
  • Green Cardamom
    Green Cardamom for freshness
  • Cassia
    Cassia for sweet warmth
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I recently found your Biryani and it was amazing! Having spent hours making Biryanis over the years, I found your Biryani amazing and so authentic.
- Maggie from the UK
I want to thank you for your Delhi Biryani. My taste buds thought that my birthday and Christmas had arrived in a bowl. My wife and I love cooking with your curry sauces and hope to do so for many years to come. Thank you for the wonderful Biryani and other dishes
- David from the UK

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