Biryani is a very elaborate affair. But once it's ready it is worth the wait.
3. Instead of using oven, biryani can also be "baked" using indiret heat method. In that case, heat an iron tawa. Place Biryani pot on top and let it cook on a very low heat for about 1 hour. Tratitionally, wheat dough is sealed around the lid so that the steam is not escaped. This method is called "Dum chadhana".