BBQ Bag Biryiani

BBQ Bag Biryiani

A flavourful complement to grilled chicken, pork or seafood, this recipe will make you wonder why you've never cooked rice on the grill before. Purchase the amounts of Indian spices needed to make this recipe at a bulk food store if Indian flavours are new for you.

What You’ll Need:


2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 500 mL
1 cup Tex Farm long grain white rice 250 mL
1 cup each chopped onion and tomato 250 mL
1/2 cup golden raisins 125 mL
1/2 cup 35 % whipping cream 125 mL
3 tbsp cubed butter, cold 45 mL
3 cloves garlic, minced 3
4 tsp mild Indian curry paste 20 mL
1 tbsp minced ginger 15 mL
2 tsp turmeric 10 mL
1 tsp each ground coriander and cinnamon 5 mL
1/2 tsp each ground cardamom, salt and pepper 2 mL
1/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts (optional) 50 mL
2 tbsp chopped cilantro (optional) 30 mL


Preheat grill to medium. In a medium sized bowl, stir broth with rice, onion, tomato, raisins, cream, butter, garlic, curry paste, ginger, turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, cardamom, salt and pepper until well combined. Place a grill bag on a baking sheet. Spoon mixture into grill bag. Crimp the open end securely closed. Smooth to distribute the ingredients evenly. Slide bag off the baking sheet onto the BBQ grate.

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