27 Feb '12, 4am

Any fans of Blue Diamond Biryani here? One of the better ones in town especially if you like your spices!

I think there are essentially two schools of foodies when it comes to Nasi Biryani. There are those who like a heavy Biryani where the spices hit you like a truck and there are others who like the rice to be light and aromatic and decide how much masala they want to eat with each spoonful. I actually belong to the latter group as I like the light and airy texture of long grained Basmati rice and the natural fragrance which makes real Basmati rice special. Of all the rice varietals that we commonly eat, only Basmati and Thai Jasmine Rice have that alluring fragrance which, incidentally, is a "freak of nature". Most rice do not have fragrance, but in the case of Basmati and Jasmine, there had been a mutation of a certain gene called BADH2 which causes the production of 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline , the aromatic compound that gives Jasmine rice, Basmatic rice and Pandan leaves its c...

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