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Chicken Tikka Biryani

Farheen Dalvi
15 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Tikka Biryani RECIPE

Biryani is considered as the pride of Hyderabad. Chicken tikka biryani is also a famous Indian delicacy of Punjabi cuisine.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Mughlai
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For marination:-
  2. Chicken- 1/2 kilograms
  3. Yogurt- 2 tablespoons
  4. Red chilli powder- 1tablespoons
  5. Coriander & cumin powder -1 tablespoon each
  6. Garam masala-1/2 tablespoon
  7. Turmeric-1/4 tablespoon
  8. pepper powder-1tablespoon
  9. Ginger/garlic paste-1tablespoon
  10. lemon juice-1 tablespoon
  11. Food colour-1/2 tablespoon
  12. Salt-1tablespoon
  13. FOR GRAVY:-
  14. Onion-1chopped
  15. Brown onion -1 (for garnishing)
  16. tomato-1
  17. Whole spices
  18. cumin seeds-1 tablespoon
  19. Ginger/garlic paste-2 tablespoon
  20. Green Chillies-2
  21. Yogurt-1cup
  22. cilantro and mint leaves
  23. Red chilli powder/coriander powder/garam masala powder-1/2 tablespoon each
  24. For rice:- rice -2cups
  25. Cumin seeds-1 tablespoon, pepper corns-1/2 tablespoon, Bay leaf- 1, Salt - as per taste, oil


  1. Marinate the chiken with all the ingredients and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Put oil in a pan, add the marinated chiken and close the lid to cook it.
  3. In a pan add cumin seeds and once the seeds starts spluttering, add onion.When the onion turns brown put tomato, all the other ingredients and saute it for 5-6minutes than the chiken pieces & garnish it with cilantro n mint leaves.
  4. Light a piece of coal & place it on the foil paper in the centre of the dish & put few drops of ghee or clarified butter to lit the coal and put the lid on so that the chiken will immerse all the smoke retained inside.
  5. Rinse 2 cups rice and soak them for about 15 minutes. Cook the rice untill its 3/4th done with all the ingredients listed above.
  6. In a pot put the tikka masala first, then some fried onions, cilantro and mint leaves. Again put the rice, fried onions, food colour and drizzle 1 tablespoon ghee. Cover the pot tightly and let it cook on slow flame for about 10 minutes.
  7. Finally your chicken tikka biryani is ready. Serve hot along with raita.

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Neha Dhingra
Neha Dhingra   Jul-06-2017

Looking awesome...

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