Chicken Dum Biryani | How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

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  • By Aayushi Manish
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About Chicken Dum Biryani

This is a yummy Hyderabadi Biryani dish!

Chicken Dum Biryani is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Chicken Dum Biryani by Aayushi Manish is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Chicken Dum Biryani at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Chicken Dum Biryani is a dish which comes from Hyderabadi cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Chicken Dum Biryani takes 30 minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Chicken Dum Biryani make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Chicken Dum Biryani will be the best option for you. The flavor of Chicken Dum Biryani is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chicken Dum Biryani at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People
Chicken Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  • Boneless chicken breast/drumstick (of your choice) 600 grams
  • Basmati Rice 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Oil 3 tbsp and as required to deep fry
  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Cloves 5-6
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Green cardamoms 3-4
  • Onions, sliced 2 medium-sized
  • Green chillies, slit 3
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Tomatoes,chopped 2 medium-sized
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger paste 3/4 tbsp
  • Garlic paste 3/4 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Thick yogurt 1 cup
  • Onions (sliced and fried brown ) 3 medium-sized
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger, cut into thin strips 1 inch piece
  • Green coriander leaves and mint leaves 1/2 cup
  • Milk 1/2 cup
  • Rose water- a few drops
  • Kewra water- a few drops
  • Atta dough- for covering the lid

How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  1. Cut and wash the chicken properly. Boil water in a pot (add in salt,1-2 tsp oil, few whole garam masala, cardamom, cloves, black cardamom, black pepper and star anise). Once the rice is cooked 3/4th, drain the water and set aside.
  2. Take a pan, add in oil to heat, then add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, green cardamoms and saute for half a minute. Add the sliced onions and saute well. Then add slit green chillies ,chicken and continue to saute.
  3. Add turmeric powder and mix well, then add the tomatoes and salt and stir well. Next, put in ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder and yogurt. Let the chicken get cooked properly, now take a pot for the dum and keep a tawa beneath it.
  4. First add the cooked chicken, then add the boiled rice on top. Mix well. Add half of the fried brown onions. Sprinkle garam masala powder, mint leaves and coriander leaves on top. Pour in a little milk, rose water, kewra water (few drops) and add the remaining browned onions. Follow this process for the second layer.
  5. Cover the pot with lid and seal it with the aata dough and cook on a low heat for about 10-15 minutes. Serve it hot to enjoy!

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