Chicken Biryani/Biriyani | How to make Chicken Biryani/Biriyani

By Sukhmani Bedi  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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About Chicken Biryani/Biriyani Recipe

A tasty and authentic recipe which is a favorite among all age groups and enjoyed on festivities, usually made up with spicy meat and rice.

The delicious and mouthwatering Chicken Biryani/Biriyani is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Chicken Biryani/Biriyani is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Chicken Biryani/Biriyani. Sukhmani Bedi shared Chicken Biryani/Biriyani recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Chicken Biryani/Biriyani. Try this delicious Chicken Biryani/Biriyani recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sukhmani Bedi of Chicken Biryani/Biriyani by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Chicken Biryani/Biriyani can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Chicken Biryani/Biriyani with other users

Chicken Biryani/Biriyani

Ingredients to make Chicken Biryani/Biriyani

  • 1.5 Kgs chicken cut into large pieces
  • garlic 50 grams
  • ginger 100 grams
  • red chillies 4
  • cumin seeds 3 tsp
  • cardamom 6 (green)
  • black cardamom 4
  • nutmeg 1/2
  • ghee 300 grams
  • water 4 cups
  • salt to taste
  • rice 1 kg
  • rose water 1 tsp
  • biryani masala powder 2 tsp
  • 2 small onions thinly sliced (approx. 50 grams)

How to make Chicken Biryani/Biriyani

  1. Wash and clean the chicken thoroughly. Grind together garlic, ginger, whole red chillies, green cardamoms and black cardamoms and nutmeg in a grinder.
  2. In a large bowl, marinate the chicken pieces with yoghurt and ground spices mixed for 3 hours
  3. Heat ghee in a large bottom pan and saute the onion slices until they become golden brown in colour.
  4. Add the marinated chicken with the marinade juice and stir fry. Add water and salt and simmer over medium flame until the meat becomes tender and also keeping in mind that it doesn’t stick at the bottom of the pan.
  5. In another pan, bring plenty of water to boil and cook the rice. Add salt. When the rice is half done, Drain and strain the rice.
  6. In another deep bottomed pan, Arrange the meat pieces in a single layer leaving no space in between the pieces. Pour over a half cup ghee, sprinkle red chilli powder, biryani masala.
  7. Spread the rice evenly over this layer and a bit of rice water. Pour over the rose water evenly
  8. Seal the lid of the pan with dough and let it cook over low flame for 30mins.
  9. When the Biryani is done, open the lid and stir the meat and rice together.
  10. Serve hot, with raita or kebabs.

My Tip:

Serve with curd

Reviews for Chicken Biryani/Biriyani (20)

Rupsha Dash6 months ago


Etu Das7 months ago


Neelam Srivastava7 months ago

Nice racipe

Saswati Guchhaita year ago

Going to try the menu today.. Let's hope it works fine.

Manoharan Angamuthua year ago

Can you mention water measurement in ml or litre? Also instead of biriyani masala, can we add raw cinnamon and lavangam? If so, what will be the measurements of them?

Prathibha Sidhua year ago


Kavita Vaidya2 years ago


sana Tungekar2 years ago

it s a nice and simple recipie

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago


Trishna Gogoi2 years ago


Sai Priya2 years ago

Looks so yumm

Chandrani Mukherjee2 years ago

so delicious :ok_hand:

ruchismita mallick2 years ago


Poonam Arora2 years ago


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Kajal Singh2 years ago

tasty :)

Aliya Rasheed2 years ago


nassu mussu2 years ago

Thnx dear

Ruchira Hoon2 years ago


Niyaz Laiq2 years ago

Looks delicious!

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