Chicken Biryani

By silpa jorna  |  11th Oct 2015  |  
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    About Chicken Biryani Recipe

    A great one pot aromatic rice preparation and a popular dish from the Indian cusine relished by all!

    Chicken Biryani is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Andhra Pradesh cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Chicken Biryani at your home. Chicken Biryani by silpa jorna will help you to prepare the perfect Chicken Biryani at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Chicken Biryani.

    Chicken Biryani

    Ingredients to make Chicken Biryani

    • Basmati rice - 2 cups
    • chicken cut to pieces - 500 gms
    • green chillies - 2
    • onions chopped - 1
    • tomato chopped - 1
    • coconut milk - 1 cup
    • cardamom - 1
    • cinnamon - 1 stick broken
    • cloves - 3
    • star anise - 1
    • coriander leaves - a bunch
    • salt as needed
    • chilli powder - 1 tsp
    • oil - 3 tbsp
    • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
    • ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tbsp
    • bay leaves - 1
    • garam masala - 1 tsp

    How to make Chicken Biryani

    1. Wash the chicken well and mix with salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and keep aside.
    2. Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes.
    3. Take a pressure cooker and add oil. Once hot, add the spices and saute. Once done, add the chopped onions, green chillies and fry until translucent.
    4. Now add the ginger - garlic paste and fry.
    5. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry until mushy. Now add the chicken and add garam masala and little water (1/4 cup) and leave it to boil until done.
    6. Next drain the rice and add this to the chicken. Adjust the salt and add coconut milk to this.
    7. The water quantity should be 3 1/2 cups for 2 cups of rice. Accordingly adjust the quantity and add coriander leaves, close the lid and leave it for 2 whistles.
    8. Let the steam to escape and serve it hot with a bowl of raita.

    Reviews for Chicken Biryani (2)

    Ishita Halder3 years ago

    Thanks a lot for sharing such an easy recipe. But would it taste really like Biryani without the Biryani Masala?

    aliza singh5 years ago

    Lovely recipe :D however can we skip the addition of coconut milk? Please suggest

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