To check if the rice is 90% cooked, take a few grains in a spoon and break them into pieces. If the rice breaks without effort, it is done. Avoid overcooking the rice, as that could result in your biryani turning mushy later on.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What type of rice is best for Malabar biryani?
A good quality, long grain basmati rice is always recommended for any biryani.
How to prevent the biryani from burning and sticking at the bottom?
Place a wide skillet or tawa on the stove and then place the biryani pot on top of it. Let it slow cook on a low flame.