Lamb biriyani

"For a crowd-pleasing curry, look no further than this aromatic lamb biryani recipe. This hearty Indian curry has layers of tender, marinated lamb, crispy fried onions and saffron-infused rice, topped with fresh coriander and pomegranate seeds."
Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
1 hr 10 min
Servings:
6 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
6.8 / 10
Medium score

Glycemic Index

Index
53
Low
Load
38
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories658.52 kcal33%
Fat26.29 g38%
Carbs69.47 g27%
Sugars3.70 g4%
Protein35.19 g70%
Sodium187.79 mg9%
Fiber2.98 g11%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
53
Low
Glycemic Load
38
High

Ingredients

250g natural yogurt
3 garlic cloves, crushed
5cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
2 ½ tsp ground cumin
2 ½ tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp crushed chillies
3 x 300g packs diced lamb, fat trimmed
½ tsp saffron, crushed
450g basmati rice
4 tbsp vegetable oil
20g butter or ghee, melted
2 large onions, finely sliced
1 cinnamon stick
8 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
80g pack pomegranate seeds, to serve
handful coriander leaves, to serve

Directions

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