Definition of Biryani

1. Noun. An Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables.

Exact synonyms: Biriani
Generic synonyms: Dish



Definition of Biryani

1. Noun. A dish of spiced rice with meat and/or vegetables. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biryani

1. an Indian dish of meat, fish, or vegetables and rice [n -S]

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biryani (current term)
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Literary usage of Biryani

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1. Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency by Sir James MacNabb Campbell, Reginald Edward Enthoven (1899)
"GUJARAT POPULATION. and almonds, and a sauce of clarified butter. If not by one of these two dishes, biryani is accompanied by ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao by Lynne M Sullivan (2006)
"That translates to an interesting mix of dishes such as Escargot Bourguignonne, Thai Curry, and West Indian biryani. Everything comes with delicately ..."

3. Vancouver and Victoria by Ulysses Travel Edito Staff (2003)
"Taj Mahal m 679 Herald St. •B383-4662 The Taj Mahal, an Indian restaurant, has an eye-catching exterior. Try the house specialties — lamb biryani and ..."

4. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"Try the house specialties—lamb biryani and tandoori chicken. An excellent vegetarian menu is also available. Highly recommended. ..."

5. Miami & the Florida Keys Alive! by Lisa Simundson (2001)
"... meals including soup and appetizers, and vegetarian specialties like vegetable biryani, a blend of nine vegetables with nuts and rice in korma sauce. ..."

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