Chicken Biryani | How to make Chicken Biryani

By सोनाली बागुल  |  4th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Chicken Biryani, How to make Chicken Biryani
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    3

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About Chicken Biryani Recipe

This dish is easy to make, fragrant and spicy chicken biryani for all dinner party occasions.

Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Biryani

  • 1/2 to 1 kg chicken
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 5 Black pepper
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 1 Green cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 mace
  • Few Stone Flower
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • 1/4 cup curd/yogurt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp shahjeera
  • 4-5 Black pepper
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp salt

How to make Chicken Biryani

  1. For Marinating Chicken: • For making biryani masala, take cinnamon, black pepper, cloves, black cardamom, green cardamom, star anise, mace, stone flower into a blender/mixer/grinder.
  2. • Blend everything into powder. Let the biryani masala be a little coarse.
  3. • Take chicken into a bowl (Big pieces not too small pieces)
  4. • For marinating chicken add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, lemon juice, salt, biryani masala, green chillies.
  5. • Leave 1 tsp biryani masala in the mixer pot.
  6. • Add curd, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix everything well together.
  7. • Cover and transfer chicken into freeze for marination over night.
  8. For Rice: • Boil water. Add shahjeera, black pepper, black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ghee and salt. Let the water come to boil.
  9. • Take basamati rice and wash it really good.
  10. • Drain water and add rice into boiling water.
  11. • Cook rice on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  12. • After boiling rice for 5 minutes turn off the gas.
  13. To Assemble: Take the chicken out of the freeze 1 1/2- 2 hours before making biryani. Let it come to room temperature.
  14. • Take thick bottom pan/rice cooker. Add ghee and spread it at the bottom of the pan/rice cooker.
  15. • Give a layer of marinated chicken.
  16. • Next give a layer of fried onion and coriander leaves. Drain the boiled rice and layer it over the chicken.
  17. • Take saffron strands into a microwave safe bowl and add water/milk in it. Microwave it for 30 seconds.
  18. • Add this saffron water/milk over rice. • Sprinkle leftover biryani masala over this rice.
  19. • Sprinkle coriander leaves, fried onion and lots of ghee. • Cook the biryani on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  20. • Cook it for another 10 minutes on low to medium heat. • Finally cook it for another 15 minutes on lowest possible heat.
  21. • Turn off the gas and let it be like that for 5 minutes more. • Open the lid and serve tasty Chicken biryani.

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