Tilda grand biryani rice 500g

£2.59 (£5.18 per kg)



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Product Summary

For Biryani, Pilaff&one-pot dishes. Extra long grains. Grains of truth purity tested. Easy to cook and never sticks. Purity&quality guaranteed. Grand Biryani rice. What is a Biryani? An aromatic one-pot rice curry, full of flavour, mildly spiced - a great treat for a hungry family, and perfect for leftover meats or vegetables. For many years we have been searching for a very special rice to sit alongside our legendary pure basmati. Our long awaited search has finally come to fruition. This is one of the finest rices you will find. What makes this grand rice so grand, is it's beautifully distinctive and unique extra long grains. The robust characteristics make for truly separate grains and the key ingredient in exquisite Biryani and Pilaff dishes, where length of grain matters. Visit for Biryani recipes


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Preparation & Storage


  • How to Cook:Allow 60g uncooked rice per person (approx 1/2 cup)For the best results we recommend you soak the rice in cold water for 30 minutes, then rinse in a sieve with cold water.Take a pan and add 2 measures of cold water to 1 measure of rice.Bring to the boil, reduce to a low heat, cover and simmer for 15-17 minutes until the water is absorbed. Avoid opening the lid or stirring the rice.Remove from the heat, stand covered for 5 minutes.Lightly fork through the grains before serving.Alternatively: Rinse uncooked rice with coldwater. Add to a large pan of boiling water, cook on a medium heat for 15-17 mins. Drain well and stand for 3 mins. Lightly fork through the grains and serve.How to Cook the Perfect Biryani (serves 4)Soak 250g rice for 30 mins, drain and rinse.In a saucepan toast 1 tsp of cumin seeds in 1 tsp oil for 2-3 mins, then add 1 onion, sliced and cook until caramelised.Add 3 tsp of garam masala, 1 tsp of salt, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 cm ginger, 1/4 chilli, all finely chopped, and 350g frozen mixed vegetables. Sautéfor 1-2 mins.Add rice and 650ml water, bring to the boil, simmer for 15 mins, stir occasionally.Garnish with chopped mint and serve with a spoonful of natural yogurt.


Store in a cool dry place.

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