Biryani is a Middle-eastern dish that originated in Persia, but has many regional variations. One of our favourites is Iranian-style chicken biryani, often garnished with fruit (cooking dates, raisins, or pomegranates) and roasted nuts (cashews are great). You also have an excuse to use saffron, the world's most expensive spice (by weight). You only live once, right?
Read the full recipe after the jump.