Noormahal Chicken Biryani | How to make Noormahal Chicken Biryani

By Asheera Haja  |  25th Jan 2017  |  
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About Noormahal Chicken Biryani Recipe

This recipe is taken from book The yellow chilli by sanjeev kapoor. Chicken pieces cooked in yoghurt and a special blend of spices, layered with parboiled rice and cooked on low heat is what makes this biriyani outstanding.

Noormahal Chicken Biryani, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Noormahal Chicken Biryani by Asheera Haja will definitely help you in its preparation. The Noormahal Chicken Biryani can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Noormahal Chicken Biryani is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Noormahal Chicken Biryani step by step. The detailed explanation makes Noormahal Chicken Biryani so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Noormahal Chicken Biryani can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Noormahal Chicken Biryani from BetterButter.

Noormahal Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Noormahal Chicken Biryani

  • chicken pieces 750gm
  • shajeera 1 tbsp
  • ghee 1/4cup
  • clove 4
  • green cardamom 4
  • cinnamon stick 1 inch
  • medium onion sliced 2
  • green chilli slit 2
  • ginger paste 2 tbsp
  • garlic paste 2 Tbsp
  • salt as per taste
  • Biriyani masala 2 tbsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder 2 tsp
  • brown onions 1 1/2 cup
  • yoghurt 3/4 cup
  • mint leaves 1 cup
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • coriander leaves 1/2 cup
  • kewda water 2 tbsp
  • rose water 3 tbsp
  • butter 2 tbsp
  • cream 2 tbsp
  • Generous pinch of saffron
  • ginger strips
  • atta to seal
  • For rice:
  • Basmati rice soaked 2 1/2 cup
  • green cardamom 4
  • black cardamom 2
  • bay leaf 1
  • clove 4
  • rose water 2 1/2 tbsp
  • lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Biriyani masala:
  • green cardamom 1/3 cup
  • mace 3
  • clove 10
  • cinnamon stick 2 one inch

How to make Noormahal Chicken Biryani

  1. Prepare biryani masala and keep it ready. Grind the ingredients under biryani masala to powder. Above amount mentioned for biryani masala makes 5 1/2 tbsp. You can use it for recipe and remaining can be stored.
  2. Heat the ghee in a deep pan, add the shahi jeera, cloves, green cardamom, cinnamon and saute till fragrant. Add the onions and saute till well browned.
  3. Add the green chillies, ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes. Add the chicken, salt and biryani masala and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add turmericpowder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Add half cup browned onions and mix well. Add the yoghurt, half cup mint leaves, lemon juice, coriander leaves, kewda water and rose water and mix well.
  6. Meanwhile to cook the rice, boil 5 cups of water with green and black cardamom, bay leaf and cloves. Add the soaked rice and cook till half done. Add rose water and lemon juice, mix and strain the rice.
  7. Spread the rice over the chicken evenly. Dissolve saffron in 2 tbsp Lukewarm water and add butter, cream and 3/4 cup of reserved rice water and mix well. Drizzle the mixture all over the rice.
  8. Sprinkle half of mint leaves, half brown onions and ginger strip and cover the pan with lid. Seal the edges with dough. Place the pan on a heated tawa and cook on medium heat for 20 minutes. Let it stand for 5 minutes, open the lid and serve with brown onions and serve hot.

Reviews for Noormahal Chicken Biryani (1)

Tanushree Goel2 years ago

it is a stunning dish!

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