Chicken Biryani | How to make Chicken Biryani

By Sofiya Mulla  |  19th Aug 2016  |  
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About Chicken Biryani Recipe

Authentic chicken biryani with marinated chicken and flavoured rice.

Chicken Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chicken Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sofiya Mulla is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chicken Biryani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chicken Biryani is 60 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 60 minutes. This is recipe of Chicken Biryani is perfect to serve 6 people. Chicken 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 Biryani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chicken Biryani by commenting on this page below!

Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Biryani

  • chicken with bones 1 kg
  • yoghurt 1/2 kg
  • Red chillly powder 2 tsp
  • Coriender powder 2 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic green chilly paste 2 tsp
  • tomatoes chopped 2 large
  • salt as per taste
  • Biryani masala 2 tbsp
  • Mint leaves and coriander leaves
  • Whole garam masala 2 tsp
  • Basmati rice soaked 1 kg
  • Brown onion 4 large
  • Milk 1/2 cup with saffron
  • Kali mirch powder 1/2 tsp
  • chicken maggi cube 2
  • Oil or ghee as required
  • Potatoes soaked in salt water and yellow food color
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder

How to make Chicken Biryani

  1. Marinate chicken with yoghurt, ginger garlic green chilly paste, salt, red chilly powder, coriander, cumin powder, biryani masala, tomatoes, mint leaves 3 to 4 and kalimiri powder. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Peel potato and cut in large pieces. Apply salt and food color to it and keep aside.
  3. Take a huge pan, put 7 to 8 tbsp oil and wash potatoes. Fry them till light golden and remove it.
  4. Add sliced onions and fry them till golden brown, add whole garam masala, jeera and marinated chicken. Saute well.
  5. When chicken becomes tender, add fried potatoes, chicken maggi cubes and saute them nicely on a low flame, add garam masala powder.
  6. Boil basmati rice with water, salt, whole garam masala and mint leaves. Drain and keep aside.
  7. When the masala is cooked, put rice layer on it and pour saffron milk. Add chopped mint and coriander on it.
  8. Put a small vati on rice and keep a burning coal in it and pour sum ghee on it and cover the lid. Keep on dum for 15 minutes.
  9. Then add marinated chicken and serve hot.

My Tip:

Put rice and masala layer as per your wish.

Reviews for Chicken Biryani (4)

Sonali Zingadea year ago

Cooked it twice. Came out delicious each time. Just skipped the Maggi cubes. Rest all same. Loved the simple prep. Thanks.

Asha Sharma2 years ago

My favourite dish! Will surely try this one

harshitha k2 years ago


Sofiya Mulla2 years ago