Southern Sri Lankan Biriyani (known to folks as Buriyani)

By Home cook Sharmini Jayawardena 

2nd September 2023

Btw, India has imposed a ban on export of non basmati and other countries are feeling the pinch. Further, Kedah in Malaysia has had the effect of an El Niño input on their rice crop production, lately.

That’s some info on the availability of rice in the market, of which you need the best of the best for this dish.

I gave it a burst of colour.

Serve the rice with side dishes of chicken curry and a mint raita You don’t have to add all of the ingredients in the raita recipe, to make it.

We added lime juice.

L to R: raita, layered biriyani, chicken kurma curry

This Dish is usually followed by a dessert of watalappan. Here’s the recipe:

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