Passed down from the Mughal emperors that once ruled over India, this fragant and colorful biryani rice dish is a guaranteed way to impress dinner guests.
No rice other than basmati will do for this biryani rice dish, which features a melange of of nuts and spices. The sweet perfume of basmati rice lends itself to an aromatic dance that will follow once the saffron, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon all come together.
The final addition to your biryani rice should be plump and juicy raisins. This elegant biryani rice is best when served with bold and saucy meat dishes. End your meal with a refreshing mango sorbet.
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