Chicken biryani | How to make Chicken biryani

By Megha Choudhary  |  16th Apr 2017  |  
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About Chicken biryani Recipe

A complete meal of chicken and rice

Chicken biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chicken biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Megha Choudhary is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chicken biryani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chicken biryani is 60 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Chicken biryani is perfect to serve 2 people. Chicken biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Chicken biryani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chicken biryani by commenting on this page below!

Chicken biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken biryani

  • Half kg chicken
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • oil
  • salt as needed
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • red chilli powder
  • coriander leaves
  • Biryani masala
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • Small cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • water as required
  • saffron soaked in milk
  • lemon juice as per the taste
  • green chillies few as per the taste

How to make Chicken biryani

  1. Soak rice for at least 20 minutes .Boil the rice at par.
  2. Marinate chicken with curd, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, salt, chili powder. And set aside for 1 hour.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add all the whole spice into the pan. And stir till fragrant. Now add sliced onion and fry till brown then add ginger garlic paste and stir it.
  4. Add tomatoes and stir till it become soft. Then add all the dry spices, slit chillies, biryani masala and marinated chicken.
  5. Simmer the chicken mix for 15 minutes till the chicken gets tender and soft .
  6. Then add par boiled rice on the chicken. Do not mix the rice with chicken. Sprinkle the kesar which is soaked in milk.
  7. Cover the lid and put some heavy weight on the lid so that the steam cannot come out for 10 minutes on a low flame.
  8. Switch off the gas. Give 5 minute rest to the biryani.
  9. Garnish the biryani with coriander leaves. And serve with curd or raita.

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