Chicken Dum Biryani | How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

By Godil Nush  |  18th Jul 2017  |  
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About Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe

Chicken dum biryani made with basmati rice and chicken marinated in spices and cooked in dum style. Its one of the most popular hyderabadi cuisine.

Chicken Dum Biryani is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Chicken Dum Biryani is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Chicken Dum Biryani by Nushrat Godil will help you to prepare the perfect Chicken Dum Biryani in your kitchen at home. Chicken Dum Biryani needs 30 minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Chicken Dum Biryani. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Chicken Dum Biryani. In case you have any questions on how to make the Chicken Dum Biryani you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Nushrat Godil. Chicken Dum Biryani will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Chicken Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  • 5 n 1/2 cup long basmati rice
  • Oil 9 to 10 tbsp (my measurement for 1 cup rice = 2 tbsp oil)
  • 3 tbsp zeera
  • 4 to 5 cloves
  • 9 to 10 black paper
  • 5 to 6 green cardamom
  • 4 cinnamon stick (small size)
  • 3 to 4 bay leaves
  • 1 cup kothmir
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • A pinch lemon yellow colour
  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • salt to taste
  • 1 n 1/2 cup Brown fried onion
  • For marination:
  • chicken 750 gm
  • 2 cup curd
  • 2 cup tomato puree
  • 3 TBSP ginger GARLIC PASTE
  • Biryani masala 3 to 4 tbsp( I used Shan bombay biryani masala and laziz masala both)
  • 1 medium size lemon
  • 1 tbsp green chilly paste
  • 1 tbsp red chilly powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriender powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 medium size lemon
  • 2 tbsp kothmir
  • 1 tbsp mint lives

How to make Chicken Dum Biryani

  1. Wash chicken and marinate it overnight with marination ingredients given above. You can also marinate chicken for 3 to 4 hrs.
  2. Now tak a pot add oil add whole garam masala. Saute.
  3. Add marinated chicken, add few drops of shahi biryani essence and kesar essence and cook it till water gets burned.
  4. Switch of the flame and add fried onion, chopped Coriender leaves and mint leaves. Mix it well.
  5. Soak basmati rice for an hour. Then drain off the water.
  6. Put more water to boil. After it gets boiled add 2 tsp Zeera, 4 to 5 black paper, soaked rice and salt. Cook rice till it gets 90% cooked.
  7. After rice gets cooked drain off the water.
  8. Now take potatoes and cut it into two slit and fry it till it becomes little Brown in colour. Then sprinkle some orange red colour on the fried potatoes and mix it.
  9. Now take a pot and layer the rice and cooked chicken.
  10. 1st layer some white rice.
  11. 2nd layer cooked biryani masala. Then put fried potatoes on it. Then sprinkle some Coriender leaves and brown onion.
  12. Again layer some white rice.
  13. Then for last layer, in a cup mix lemon yellow colour n few drops of kesar essence in sum water. Then pour it on rest of the white rice and mix it well till it covers with yellow colour.
  14. Again sprinkle sum Brown onion and Coriender leaves.
  15. Put it on dum for 45 minutes with lid.
  16. Switch of the flame and open the lid after 10 minutes.
  17. Your delicious chicken Dum Biryani is ready to surve..

My Tip:

Use shahi biryani essence to enhance biryani flavour.

Reviews for Chicken Dum Biryani (2)

Puja p2 years ago

Looks delicious.... But what is kothmir?

Imran khan3 years ago


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