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  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    On my recent visit to Karachi, I picked up a collection of Hyderabadi dishes by Geeta Devi called The Jewels of Nizam [sic]...

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

  • 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...

  • Haji Turangzai remembered

    GHALANAI: A gathering will be held at Ghaziabad in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency on Saturday to commemorate the services rendered by Haji Sahib Turangzai, a prominent leader of Reshmi Roomal Tehreek...

    The gathering is being held after seven years when Taliban had occupied the mausoleum of Haji Sahib in July 2007...

  • The pilgrim’s progress at Haji Camp

    KARACHI: “Most people from our extended family who have been lucky enough to have performed Haj have availed the services of private companies to look after their travel and stay in Saudi Arabia...

    The couple were at the New Haji Camp in Sultanabad to pick up their passports after getting word that they had got their visas...

  • Haji camp neglected, locked up since completion

    FAISALABAD: The government spent millions of rupees on the construction of Haji camp near Marzipura on Narawala Road however the building is yet to be functional after around three years of completion...

    At a meeting held at the commissioner office on Aug 27, 2012, then acting commissioner Nasim Sadiq said the Haji Camp on Narawala Road would be completed in January 2013...

  • Indian women in battle against Mumbai Haji Ali dargah ban

    A Muslim women's rights group is locked in a bitter legal battle with trustees of Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah, built in the 15th century and popular not only with Muslims but Hindu devotees and sight-seeing tourists...

    Legend has it that Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, who became a Sufi saint, died during his spiritual journey and his body washed up on rocks in the Arabian Sea off south Mumbai...

  • Chinese envoy meets Haji Adeel

    In a meeting with Awami National Party leader and former senator Haji Mohammad Adeel, the ambassador said that China would help ensure its cooperation so that the CPEC route could be completed as soon as possible...

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