Vegetables sauted with onions and cooked with Basmati Rice.
The crowning glory of India's rice dishes is the Biryani, an elaborate Mughal dish made from spiced saffron rice cooked with vegetables and finely garnished with fresh peas and potatoes. A layered rice dish, it is a one-dish meal that is nutritious and beautiful to serve. Usually made on special occasions and festivals. Biryani is a favourite at weddings and celebrations. This vegetarian dish is best served hot, generally accompanied with a yogurt-based salad called a "Raita" or a freshly made vegetable salad or a chutney or "Kachumber" (chopped onion salad).