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Chicken Biriyani Recipe

(Indian Biriyani Recipe)

chicken biriyani

Chicken Biriyani Ingredients:
  • 500g chicken (cut into medium size pieces) 
  • 2 cups basmati rice             
  • 4 tbsp ghee                     
  • 1 onion sliced (medium, sliced) 
  • 1 tomato (medium, finely chopped) 
  • 5 green chillies or to taste       
  • 2" ginger root                
  • 5 garlic flakes                  
  • a pinch saffron (optional)              
  • ¾ cup coconut milk       
  • ½ cup coriander leaves (roughly chopped) 
  • ½ cup mint leaves  (roughly chopped) 
  • 3¼ cup water 
Seasoning Ingredients:
  • 2 cardamoms 
  • 2 cloves 
  • 1" cinnamon stick 
  • 1 star aniseed 
  • 10 cashewnuts 

 

chicken biryani

 

Chicken Biryani Preparation:
  • Wash chicken pieces and drain all the water and keep aside. 
  • Make a paste with ginger, garlic and green chillies. 
  • Clean and wash the rice with plenty of water and keep aside. 
  • Heat a pressure cooker with ghee. 
  • Add all the seasoning ingrediens and saut'e for few seconds. 
  • Add sliced onions and saut'e for 2-3 mins. 
  • Add ginger garlic paste, chopped tomatoes, chicken pieces and salt. 
  • Saut'e till the raw smell disappears. 
  • Add basmati rice and combine well. 
  • Add coconut milk,water and chopped coriander and mint leaves. 
  • Adjust salt and close the pressure cooker. 
  • Pressure cook for two whistles. 
  • Remove from flame and allow it to cool for sometime. 
  • Transfer to serving bowl and serve your chicken biriyani with raita. 

Prep.time: 20 mins

cooking time: 30-45 mins

Serves: 3-4

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