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Hyderabadi Biryani with Quorn Pieces


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Try this healthier recipe for hyderabadi chicken biryani, made using Quorn Pieces, onion, pepper, dates, cinnamon, turmeric and ginger. Low in fat and saturated fat, and high in protein.

509 CalsPer serving
Serves 4
40 mins
DifficultyA Little Effort


  • 300g Quorn Pieces
  • For the marinade:
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp korma paste, good quality (for a stronger, spicier flavour you could use a good quality Tikka or a Jalfrezi paste)
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp root ginger, grated
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 red chilli, diced
  • 300g mixed basmati rice, soaked in cold water for 10 minutes, drained well
  • 1000ml hot vegetable stock
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 80g dates
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 large bunch of fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • Toasted flaked almonds and chopped mint, to serve