Chicken Biryani | How to make Chicken Biryani

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Created on 11th Oct 2015
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    Created on 11th Oct 2015

About Chicken Biryani

A great one pot aromatic rice preparation and a popular dish from the Indian cusine relished by all!

Chicken Biryani, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Chicken Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Chicken Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by silpa jorna is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Chicken Biryani, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Chicken Biryani. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by silpa jorna. The recipe of Chicken Biryaniis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chicken Biryani is 30 minute. This recipe of Chicken Biryani is perfect to serve 2. Chicken Biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People

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Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Biryani

  • Basmati rice - 2 cups
  • Chicken cut to pieces - 500 gms
  • green chillies - 2
  • onions chopped - 1
  • tomato chopped - 1
  • coconut milk - 1 cup
  • cardamom - 1
  • cinnamon - 1 stick broken
  • cloves - 3
  • star anise - 1
  • coriander leaves - a bunch
  • salt as needed
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tbsp
  • bay leaves - 1
  • garam masala - 1 tsp

How to make Chicken Biryani

  1. Wash the chicken well and mix with salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and keep aside.
  2. Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes.
  3. Take a pressure cooker and add oil. Once hot, add the spices and saute. Once done, add the chopped onions, green chillies and fry until translucent.
  4. Now add the ginger - garlic paste and fry.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry until mushy. Now add the chicken and add garam masala and little water (1/4 cup) and leave it to boil until done.
  6. Next drain the rice and add this to the chicken. Adjust the salt and add coconut milk to this.
  7. The water quantity should be 3 1/2 cups for 2 cups of rice. Accordingly adjust the quantity and add coriander leaves, close the lid and leave it for 2 whistles.
  8. Let the steam to escape and serve it hot with a bowl of raita.

Reviews for Chicken Biryani (3)

Ishita Halder9 months ago
Thanks a lot for sharing such an easy recipe. But would it taste really like Biryani without the Biryani Masala?

aliza singh2 years ago
Lovely recipe :D however can we skip the addition of coconut milk? Please suggest

Sumit Malhotra2 years ago
In step 5 chicken is boiled until done & then after adding rice again its cooked for 2 whistles.... isn't the chicken over cooked?? please mention what style of biryani is this?? its not among dum biryani, lucknow, kolkata, ambur, chettinad or any other