Beef biryani

  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes


225g essential Waitrose Basmati Rice
¼ tsp turmeric
500g pack essential Waitrose Minced Beef or Lamb
1 essential Waitrose Onion, chopped
350g jar Waitrose Biryani Cooking Sauce
250g frozen essential Waitrose Peas
28g pack coriander, chopped


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Place the rice and turmeric in a casserole dish and pour over 300ml boiling water and season. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and place in the oven for 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, fry the beef and onion for 5 minutes to brown. Stir in the biryani sauce and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir in the peas and ¾ of the coriander. Spoon on top of the rice, replace the lid and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

3. Sprinkle over the remaining coriander and serve with Waitrose naan bread and hot mango pickle.