Chicken Dum Biryani | How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

By praveena naineni  |  4th Jan 2017  |  
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About Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe

A perfect recipe. Delicious dum biryani marinated in curd and spices.

Chicken Dum Biryani is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Chicken Dum Biryani by praveena naineni 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 8 people. You can find Chicken Dum Biryani at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Chicken Dum Biryani takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Chicken Dum Biryani is a good option for you. The flavour of Chicken Dum Biryani is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Chicken Dum Biryani on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Chicken Dum Biryani recipe on the page below.

Chicken Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  • chicken (avoid breast) 1kg
  • curd 1/2 cup (bit sour)
  • Juice of 2 lemons (if using sour curd use 1)
  • ginger garlic paste (freshly grounded) 3 tbsp
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Chili powder 2 tsp
  • Green chilli 10 (if you want to make it less spicy reduce the chilli powder)
  • garam masala powder 1 tbsp
  • 4-5 cardamoms
  • Shah jeera 1 tsp
  • cinnamon 1 inch
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • Little piece of nutmeg
  • For rice - rice 1/2 kg
  • bay leaf 3
  • 4-5 cardamoms
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1 tsp Shahjeera
  • Stone flower 1 piece
  • cinnamon 1 small piece
  • salt 2 tsp
  • Water for cooking rice
  • ghee 3 tbsp
  • oil 3 tbsp
  • 4 Deep fried chopped onions
  • A bunch of mint leaves.

How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  1. Marinate the chicken with all the spices (roasted and ground).
  2. Mix in curd, ginger, garlic, chili, salt, lemon juice and let it sit for an hour.
  3. Finely cut the onions and fry them well.
  4. Soak the rice for 30 minutes. Now add salt, spices, oil, and cook until al dente (you need to add extra water so that you can drain the rice).
  5. Take a deep heavy bottom pan.
  6. Add oil and ghee to the pan and keep it on the flame, then add the marinated chicken.
  7. Top with some deep fried onions and mint leaves then layer the rice and add some more fried onions and mint leaves.
  8. Keep adding the layer on top. Add deep fried onions and mint leaves, add milk soaked with kesar.
  9. Cover it with a lid and cover the lid with the dough to the edges.
  10. Cook on high flame for 15 minutes then simmer it for 20 minutes.
  11. Take a pan on the flame and place the cooker on the pan and cook for 30 minutes.
  12. The biryani is cooked perfectly when you can smell its aroma.

Reviews for Chicken Dum Biryani (2)

Tej Deep7 months ago


Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

My favourite!

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