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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...

  • Need for adopting Sir Syed’s teachings stressed

    KARACHI: After passage of almost 150 years, the Pakistani society has realised the importance of the lessons on equality, tolerance, cooperation and coexistence, which were given by the great reformist, philosopher and educationist Sir Syed Ahmed Khan...

    This was stated by the chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar, while briefing the media about a series of programmes which the...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: SIR SYED IN THE DOCK

    As we approach the second birth centenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, he is being criticised to the extent of being condemned with renewed vigour from certain academic and religious quarters...

    A speaker at an academic conference was snubbed for mentioning Sir Syed’s role in impacting the Muslim mind and material conditions in the aftermath of the 1857 war...

  • Sir Syed’s interest in documenting historical buildings highlighted

    KARACHI: Popularly known as a reformer, educationist and philosopher, not many are aware that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan published an Urdu text, listing and describing several notable historical monuments in Delhi which was titled Asar-us-Sanadid...

    Some of the buildings of Delhi profiled in Asar-us-Sanadid by Sir Syed are the Red Fort and the Jama Masjid...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Can the state of Pakistan afford to ignore Sir Syed?

    ALL along we somehow had the impression that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (1817-1898) was the establishment’s blue-eyed boy...

    As he is credited with formulating the two-nation theory — the ideology that entailed the Hindi-Urdu controversy and led to the creation of Pakistan — we thought that Sir Syed must be the establishment’s poster boy for nationalism and independence...

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