Whole Chicken briyani | How to make Whole Chicken briyani

By Fayiza Sabeek  |  30th Jan 2017  |  
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  • Prep Time


    1 /4Hours
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About Whole Chicken briyani Recipe

A delicious biryani cooked with spices, for all those special occasions at home.

Whole Chicken briyani is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Whole Chicken briyani by Fayiza Sabeek 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 5 people. You can find Whole Chicken briyani at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Whole Chicken briyani takes 135 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Whole Chicken briyani is a good option for you. The flavour of Whole Chicken briyani is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Whole Chicken briyani on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Whole Chicken briyani recipe on the page below.

Whole Chicken briyani

Ingredients to make Whole Chicken briyani

  • For marinade:
  • chilli powder 3 tsp
  • fennel powder 3 tsp
  • ginger-garlic paste 2 tsp
  • pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • lemon juice from 1/2 lime
  • salt to taste
  • For masala:
  • 5 medium onions sliced finely
  • 3 medium tomatoes sliced
  • 4 -5 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 cup yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup of coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup of pudina leaves chopped
  • Extra ingredients :
  • chicken 1.5 kg
  • Basmati rice 2.5 cups (washed,soaked & drained)
  • cardamom 3
  • cinnamon small piece
  • cloves 3

How to make Whole Chicken briyani

  1. Wash and pat dry the cleaned chicken. .
  2. Blend chilli powder,fennel powder,pepper powder,garam masala,turmeric powder,crushed ginger garlic,lemon juice and salt to a smooth paste.
  3. Brush chicken with this masala and marinate for a minimum of 2 hrs or overnight.
  4. Fry the whole chicken in a deep pan with 1/3 cup of oil. Once done remove it from the oil and set aside.
  5. In the same pan (add more oil if required )add sliced onions and saute till it turns pale.
  6. Add sliced tomatoes & finely chopped green chillies & saute for 8-10 min.
  7. Add ginger garlic paste along with coriander & pudina leaves.
  8. Add in the yoghurt & cook for few min.
  9. Slowly place the fried chicken in the masala and mix gently.
  10. Be careful as you might tear the chicken by handling roughly.
  11. Give a few minutes stir and switch it off.Set aside.
  12. In a separate pan heat ghee.Add cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.
  13. Throw in few pudina leaves.Add finely sliced onion and saute for few min.
  14. Measure water as needed and add.
  15. Adjust salt.
  16. Once it boils add the soaked and drained rice.
  17. Cook it covered until the rice is 3/4 th cooked.
  18. Remove the whole chicken and layer the 3/4 th cooked rice to the masala.
  19. Place the chicken at the top and cover the pan. Dum for 15-20 min. Serve with raita or your favourite accompaniments.

Reviews for Whole Chicken briyani (1)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

What an awesome recipe! I am drooling...

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