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  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

  • Biryani sales surge as Modi's BJP faces defeat in Delhi polls

    Biryani sales in India's capital New Delhi soared after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a devastating loss in a key state election to the Aam Admi Party (AAP), reported The Economic Times on Tuesday...

    “The Kejriwal government provides biryani to the people sitting at protests at Shaheen Bagh and other places,” Adityanath had said at some election rallies he had addressed in Delhi, it added...

  • Kumar, Dhoni help India overcome Sri Lanka

    PALLEKELE: Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored his maiden half-century and shared an unbroken 100-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to anchor India’s chase after a stunning batting collapse as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by three wickets in the rain-affected second One-day International to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday (partly reported in Friday’s edition)...

    Dananjaya ran through India’s top and middle order but Kumar...

  • Actor Dilip Kumar intervened to defuse Kargil crisis: Kasuri

    NEW DELHI: Indian movie idol and recipient of Pakistan’s highest civilian award Dilip Kumar had intervened with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to help defuse the 1999 Kargil crisis, former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said on Tuesday...

    Kasuri quoted an aide of Sharif as confiding with him that in the middle of a conversation in July 1999 between the Pakistan prime minister and India’s Atal Behari Vajpayee, the latter handed...

  • PHC asks if govt still interested in acquiring ‘Dilip Kumar’s house’

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday summoned the secretary of the provincial culture and archeology department for today (Wednesday) to clarify the government’s position on the declaration of acting legend Dilip Kumar’s purported ancestral house as national heritage...

    He said while there was one claim that Dilip Kumar had spent his childhood days in the house, it was contrary to facts on record as he was born in 1922 and his...

  • Govt drops plan to acquire ‘Dilip Kumar’s house’

    PESHAWAR: The dispute about the purported ancestral house of acting legend Dilip Kumar took a new turn on Wednesday as the provincial government informed the Peshawar High Court that it had dropped the plan of acquiring the said property but declared it a protected antiquity with the owner being stopped from renovating it or making alteration to it...

    He insisted while there was one claim that Dilip Kumar had spent his childhood in...

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