If you think biryani originates in India, you’re not alone. This tasty rice dish, however, has its origins in Persia, or Iran as it’s now known.

Here’s how biryani evolved over time as it moved across the globe:

16th century biryani history
16th to the 19th century biryani history
Mid 19th century biryani history

Today, there's a seemingly endless number of briyanis to inspire you. But why not put your own unique flavour into this tasty rice dish, and develop a signature biryani using Knorr Biryani Mix.