Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari | How to make Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari

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About Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari

An authentic Hyderabadi one pot meal, perfect for those lazy winter night dinners. Hyderabadi chicken tahari is a rice delicacy cooked in onions, tomatoes, curd and chicken. This Chicken tahari is a traditional Hyderabadi recipe and an excellent meal to serve for the unexpected guests. Hyderabadi tahari is a mixed version of biryani recipe. It is developed by the Hindu bookkeepers of the Muslim Nawabs. Tahari is sold as street foods and you can also find it in the restaurants. It is very simple and easy to cook, ready in less time as compared to normal biryani. This tahari is mixed with chicken and cooked in some aromatic and flavorful spices. Hyderabadi tahari is not only a famous Hyderabadi rice recipe but also very popular in all over the worldwide. It is a delicious, aromatic rice recipe that can be made with less time and make with basmati rice or any other ordinary rice. Chicken tahari is normally served with curd, tomato chutney, onion raita and salad. It is a lip smacking dish which you can have in your lunch or dinner. To make Hyderabadi chicken tahari more decorative you can garnish it with fresh minced coriander leaves and almond flakes.

Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Hyderabadi. Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is few minute and it takes 30 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari at your home.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari

  • ½ kg Chicken pieces
  • 2 cups Rice washed and soaked for 15 minutes
  • 1 Onion finely sliced
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 each -Cardamom Clove & Cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  •  tbsp Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • To grind:
  • 1 tbsp chopped Ginger
  •  tbsp chopped Garlic
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • ĵ cup Coriander leaves
  • 6 Mint leaves
  • To garnish:
  • 2 tbsp minced Coriander leaves

How to make Hyderabadi Chicken Tahari

  1. Make a fine paste of ingredients mentioned under ‘To Grind’.
  2. In a heavy bottom cooking vessel, add oil. Once the oil is hot, add cinnamon stick, clove and cardamom.
  3. When the spices start to release aroma, add sliced onions and fry till they turn translucent in colour. Now add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric and grinded paste.
  4. Cook till the tomatoes turn soft and oil starts to release from the masala. Now add the garam masala and chicken pieces. Saute till the chicken pieces get well coated with masala.
  5. Season with salt and add ½ cup of water. Cook till the chicken turns soft. Now add in the soaked rice and stir gently by adding 4 cups of water. Bring this to boil and add salt as per taste.
  6. Cook this dish covered on a low flame until the rice is perfectly cooked. Turn off the flame and leave it for 10-15 minutes before opening the lid to serve.
  7. Gently mix and garnish with fresh minced coriander leaves and almond flakes if using.
My Tip: You can make veg version of this by adding potatoes instead of chicken. Adjust rice and water ratio depending on the type of rice you are using. You can also use basmati rice instead of normal rice to make this rice, as it will add a flavour to the dish.

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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago
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Daman Bedi2 years ago
Very delicious and useful dish.
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