Chicken Dum Biryani | How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

By Aayushi Manish  |  1st Mar 2016  |  
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  • Chicken Dum Biryani, How to make Chicken Dum Biryani
Chicken Dum Biryaniby Aayushi Manish
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    4

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About Chicken Dum Biryani

This is a yummy Hyderabadi Biryani dish!

Chicken Dum Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chicken Dum Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Aayushi Manish is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chicken Dum Biryani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chicken Dum Biryani is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 60 minutes. This is recipe of Chicken Dum Biryani is perfect to serve 4 people. Chicken Dum Biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Chicken Dum Biryani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chicken Dum Biryani by commenting on this page below!

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!

Reviews for Chicken Dum Biryani (3)

Pintu Pajaia month ago

This is not Hyderabadi dum biryani. Chicken should be marinated with yogurt and all the garam masalas and then the half cooked rice and chicket should be kept on flame in a sealed pot
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Banani Mukherjeea year ago

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Deepa Parmar2 years ago

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