Kozhikode Biriyani

Category: lunch

Kozhikode Biriyani is also known as Malabar Biriyani or Thalassery Biriyani. Although huge amount of spices are used, there is only a small amount of chili used in its preparation. It is made all along the Malabar coast in Kerala. Thalassery Biriyani does not use basmati rice. Instead a small-grained thin fragrant variety of rice known as Khaima or Jeerakasala is used. Khaima rice is generally mixed with ghee.The dum method of preparation where the lid is sealed with dough and hot coal is placed on top is a specialty of this biriyani


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