Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani | How to make Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani

By Bobby Kochar  |  11th Mar 2016  |  
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About Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani Recipe

There is 'War of Titans ' and then there is ' WAR OF CUISINE '. Actually this war is inevitable and quite justified since Biryani from Hyderabad and Biryani from Lucknow are quite dominant in Biryani world.

Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani by Bobby Kochar has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 6 people. You can find Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani is a good option for you. The flavour of Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani recipe on the page below.

Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani

  • 1 Kg chicken; with bones
  • 1 kg Basmati Biryani Rice
  • 1/2 kg. Onions 'slices; deep fried
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
  • 4 Onions' slices
  • 1/2 cup Mint, chopped
  • 1 / 2 cup Coriander leaves, chopped
  • Few strands of Saffron
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • Few drops of Rose water
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 2-3 Green cardamom
  • For marination : 1/2 kg. Yogurt, whisked
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Degi Mirch /Kashmiri Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. Haldi powder /Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp. Chicken masala
  • 1/2 tsp Grated nutmeg
  • 1 / 2 tsp mace powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder

How to make Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani

  1. 1: Soak rice in water for half an hour.
  2. 2: Clean and wash Chicken pieces.
  3. 3: Marinate chicken pieces in yogurt and spices mentioned under marination for atleast 2 hours.
  4. 4. Deep fry onion slices.
  5. 5: Soak saffron in warm milk and keep it aside.
  6. 6: Heat oil in a thick bottomed vessel.
  7. 7 : Add 1 Bay leaf , 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
  8. 8: When it crackles, add onion slices and cook them till they are golden brown in color.
  9. 9:Now add chicken pieces and saute till half cooked.
  10. 10. Boil rice in salted water along with cinnamon stick, cloves and cardamom.
  11. 11.Remove from flame and strain when they are 3/4 done. Fluff them a little.
  12. 12: In a thick bottomed vessel, spread a layer of chicken with its gravy, then a layer of rice.Sprinkle rose water, saffron milk, 1 / 2 of fried onions, Mint and coriander.
  13. 13: Again repeat with rest of the rice and chicken.
  14. 14: Cover it tightly with the lid and seal it with wheat dough.
  15. 15: Place it on hot tawa/griddle and cook on slow flame/dum for 15 minutes.
  16. 16: Let it be there for 10 minutes and then remove the lid.
  17. 17: Serve with gravy and onion rings.

Reviews for Hyderabadi Murgh Dum Biryani (21)

Gunjan Choudhary24 days ago

It's awesome yaar

anu prabhat2 months ago

Nice recipie.

Soumya Prakashinee2 months ago


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Souvik Majumder2 months ago


Saifkhan Saifkhan2 months ago

Thank you for this dish


I tried this one and it taste super and the chicken is soo soft thank you

SHUBHAM kumar4 months ago

So yummy :yum: and looking so tasty

Salma Pathan6 months ago

Looks very yummy as it can be for iftaar....

Nirmala Fernanadez8 months ago

Must try. Looks very yummu

Rashmi Singh8 months ago


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Smita Ankolekar10 months ago

its really delicious!! Thank you!!!

Asmita Parmara year ago

yummy yummy

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Sheeba Bedi2 years ago

so yummy dish dear