Dum Biryani

The history behind biryani

India is known for its Mughlai cuisine, which was introduced by the Mughals in the 15th century. Pilau, kebabs, and biryani are some of the Indian recipes that the Mughals developed during this time, and they are very popular today.

The word “biryani” comes from the word “birian,” which is Persian for fried before cooking. There are, however, various theories that relate to the origin of this exquisite dish. For example, many people believe biryani originates from Persia and another from Mumtaz Mahal.

Legend has it that Mumtaz Mahal once visited the barracks and found the soldiers were deeply malnourished. Mahal then ordered the chefs to prepare a dish with both meat and rice to provide a balanced diet for the soldiers. This led to the creation of biryani that was made with spices and cooked over wood.

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