Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani | How to make Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

By Akanksha Singh  |  11th Oct 2015  |  
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About Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani Recipe

This traditional dish from Hyderabad is a must for all non-veg lovers.The first time i cooked it my brother, Abhishek and Apoorva bhabhi couldn't resist eating it.

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Akanksha Singh. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani recipe by Akanksha Singh. Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani.

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

  • chicken( cut into 1 inch pieces) - 1 kg
  • saffron (kesar)- 8-10 strands (soaked in 3/4 cup milk)
  • onions chopped + onions sliced (3 cups+2 cups)
  • tomatoes chopped- 2 cup
  • Coriander Leaves chopped-1 cup and green chillies chopped-5
  • red chilli powder- 2 teaspoon
  • ginger paste - 1 tbsp and Garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • lemon juice - 2 tablespoon
  • yogurt -2 cups
  • Cloves( 4) cinnamon(1inch)g. cardamom(3)bay leaves(2)-[rice]
  • Basmati long grain rice -500g
  • ghee-4 tbsp
  • Biryani masala 2 tbsp
  • coriander powder-1.5 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder-2 tsp
  • (clove-5 big elaichi-2 choti elaichi-3 cinna-1inch)[chicken
  • atta dough to seal kadhai lid from sides

How to make Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

  1. 1 Soak the saffron strands in milk. Set aside. Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry the sliced onions till brown. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  2. 2.Boil water in a deep pan. Add cloves, bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon. (use the quantity of spices written along "[ rice]").Add salt and rice. Cook till rice is one third done. Drain and spread on a plate.
  3. 3.Add ginger& garlic paste, red chilly powder, salt, turmeric,half chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice, green chilly, yogurt and the oil in which onions are fried to chicken. Mix well and leave to marinate in fridge for 1 hour.
  4. 4.Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add saboot garam masalas(use quantity written along [chicken]) and saute for few seconds. To this add chopped onions, saute till light brown. Add garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  5. 5.Now add tomatoes ,coriander powder, biryani/chicken masala,garam masala powder and saute till the spices starting leaving oil.
  6. 6.Add chicken along with marinade and cook on medium heat till chicken is tender .Add a tbsp of ghee to enhance its flavour. Set off the flame.
  7. 7.Put ghee at the base of a non stick deep pan. Add the gravy of chicken. Now spread some rice all over the chicken evenly. Sprinkle one tablespoon of saffron milk over it.some coriander leaves and some fried onions.
  8. 8. Now again add chicken pieces with some gravy.Add rice again and Keep on layering it alternatively. Add some ghee on topmost layer.
  9. 9.Cover pan with a lid and seal it tightly with dough from all sides. Keep on slow flame for 30 minutes. Now serve with raita and enjoy. This biryani will surely take you through flavours of Hyderabad.

My Tip:

Dear friends, don't panic seeing the list of ingredients,it is as simple as making a curry and rice and mixing them together,So go ahead, and you can always vary the quantity of spices according to your taste.Thank you.

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