Lamb biryani in a pot with corriander

Biryani recipes

19 Recipes

Skip the takeaway and make this classic Indian dish at home. Our biryani recipes feature easy one-pots with your choice of chicken, lamb, vegetable or paneer. 

67 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic Indian dish for deliciously moist lamb with paneer, rice and spinach, all spiced to perfection. Great for casual entertaining

1 hr
Easy
642 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A great one-pot rice dish that still tastes great a few days later – perfect for leftovers

40 mins
Easy
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117 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This simple vegetarian curry, full of fresh Indian flavours, is quick to make and cooks in a single pot

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
103 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Get your mates round and cook up this simple biryani, team it with a few of our Indian side dishes and you've got a party

25 mins
Easy
59 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Classically, Indian biryani is cooked in a 'dum', a clay pot sealed with dough. Try this lamb version with a pastry lid that releases the aromas when you break into it

2 hrs and 25 mins
More effort
35 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook our healthy veggie curry using dried mushrooms, spices and butternut squash. It contains three of your 5-a-day along with calcium, iron and fibre

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Satisfy your curry cravings with this clever low-calorie rice dish. The lamb is stir-fried and the 'rice' is a cauliflower pilau creation

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Bake this classic brunch dish for a crunchy rice topping, filled with smoked haddock, prawns, eggs and spices - great for dinner too

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Quick and easy, this spicy supper for two is perfect for using up the vegetables you have in your fridge, plus it can be cooked in one pot in the microwave

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This fragrant Indian chicken curry with rice topping has half the fat of your normal takeaway, and it's low calorie

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serving this spiced Indian rice inside a pumpkin makes for a dramatic centrepiece when entertaining

3 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Keep this biryani bake in the freezer for an easy midweek health kick

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
107 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This simple rice dish is a useful backup – it needs practically no preparation and uses storecupboard ingredients

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A delicious vegetarian main dish or accompaniment to another curry, ideal for a curry buffet or spicy feast

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Cook this beetroot biriyani and freeze the leftovers for busy weeknights. With colourful beetroot taking centre stage, it's full of spices and is a flavourful dish

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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