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

By Sukhmani Bedi  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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  • Chicken Biryani/Biriyani, How to make Chicken Biryani/Biriyani
Chicken Biryani/Biriyaniby Sukhmani Bedi
  • Prep Time

    0

    mins
  • Cook Time

    2

    Hours
  • Serves

    6

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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.

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 (22)

Shabana Khan4 months ago

Yummyyy
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Gulshan Malhotra5 months ago

Where is yoghurt in ingredients???
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Sukhmani Bedi
5 months ago
hi gulshan yoghurt is not added in the ingredients but eaten with the biryani :)

Rupsha Dasha year ago

Temptating
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Etu Dasa year ago

Lajawab.....
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Neelam Srivastavaa year ago

Nice racipe
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Saswati Guchhait2 years ago

Going to try the menu today.. Let's hope it works fine.
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Manoharan Angamuthu2 years 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?
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Prathibha Sidhu2 years ago

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Kavita Vaidya2 years ago

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sana Tungekar2 years ago

it s a nice and simple recipie
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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

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Trishna Gogoi2 years ago

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Sai Priya2 years ago

Looks so yumm
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Chandrani Mukherjee3 years ago

so delicious :ok_hand:
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ruchismita mallick3 years ago

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Poonam Arora3 years ago

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Karthik Km3 years ago

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Kajal Singh3 years ago

tasty :)
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Aliya Rasheed3 years ago

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nassu mussu3 years ago

Thnx dear
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Ruchira Hoon3 years ago

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Niyaz Laiq3 years ago

Looks delicious!
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