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  • n  rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes

  • So the recipe for the Persian rice dish called the pilau, altered by chefs in the kitchens of the Mughal emperors, becomes the Indian biryani.
  • At a single sitting last week Signor Benito Mussolini was observed to devour: A large pilau of rice, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
  • After politicians passed the word that curried lamb and spiced pilau would be served to voters and their families, some homes were so crowded that the government dusted off an .

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