Sharwood’s Tomato Biryani Recipe

Sharwood’s Tomato Biryani Recipe

Tomato Biryani is a fragrant dish that can work as a quick dinner or perfect weekday lunch. For some added flavour and texture, add some fresh chopped tomatoes.

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Sharwood’s Tomato Biryani Recipe (20 Minutes)

Recipe courtesy of Sharwood’s Indian Sauces
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine East Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 jar Sharwood's Tomato Biryani Cooking Sauce
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes optional
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch chili flakes
  • 4 dollops plain yogurt optional


  • Heat the vegetable oil in a medium to large size saucepan.
  • Chop the tomato into small, fine pieces. Fry in oil for 5 minutes.
  • Add Sharwood’s Tomato Biryani sauce and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • To prepare the rice, wash the rice in a large bowl of room temperature water. Swirl your hand through the water to remove excess starch. Repeat this process until water runs clear.
  • Drain the rice. Fill a medium saucepan with 1 ¾ cups of water and add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add the rice and stir, wait until the water comes back to a full boil. When it boils, turn the heat down low and then cover. Cook for 15 minutes
  • Stir the rice into the sauce mixture. Serve with side of plain yogurt and chilies if desired.


  1. loriag
    December 16, 2016 / 7:12 am

    This sounds very good and a dish we would like to eat.

  2. Cheryl
    September 19, 2015 / 8:19 am

    Sounds like a great dish. I will have to try 🙂

  3. JaimeeM
    September 15, 2015 / 1:59 pm

    Wish you had a picture of the finished product available! I love looking at food pics 🙂

  4. Alexa Nernberg
    December 12, 2014 / 9:50 am

    Haven’t tried any Indian recipes at home before, but this sure looks to be quick and easy peasy. Thanks for sharing.

  5. JaimeeM
    November 25, 2014 / 8:02 am

    I have no idea what this would taste like… Im not sure my hubby would touch it, but I love trying new recipes. Will try.

  6. Judy Cowan
    November 17, 2014 / 10:50 am

    Sounds like something I would like, I will have to see if I can find the Sharwood’s Tomato Biryani Cooking Sauce! Thanks for sharing!

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