Biryani is a traditional Indian dish consisting of rice and meat or vegetables. The dish is popular in the South Asian countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The word “biryani” is derived from the Persian word “boring”, which means “fried before cooking”. Chicken biryani is a dish that consists of long-grain rice and boneless chicken cooked with whole spices, such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, and bay leaves. The dish is traditionally served with yoghurt, mango chutney, and fried onions.