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Easy chicken biryani

Anjali Valecha
30 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Easy chicken biryani RECIPE

Steaming hot chicken biryani in pressure cooker is one pot easy meal , enjoy it in the cold winter day.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 5-6 chicken pieces, with bone
  2. 1 cup curd
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  5. 1 tsp coriander powder
  6. 1 tsp red chilli powder
  7. 1 tsp butter
  8. 1 tsp oil
  9. 2-3 green cardamoms
  10. 1 black cardamom
  11. 3-4 cloves
  12. 1 inch cinnamon stick
  13. 1 bay leaf
  14. 1 cup rice
  15. 1/2 cup browned onions, barista
  16. salt, to taste
  17. water, as required


  1. Marinate the chicken in a mix of curd and all dry spice powder and salt for at least half hr.
  2. Wash and keep the rice aside.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add oil , butter and all whole dry spices.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and sauté on medium flame for 5-10 mins till chicken is little brown.
  5. Add water and salt and pressure cook for 2 whistles and then on low flame for 10 mins.
  6. Let the steam go off by itself, then add browned onions and rice and more salt as required.
  7. Add some water for the rice to cook well.
  8. Pressure cook for 2 more whistles.
  9. Let the steam go off and then serve hot with your favourite raita/ curd or as such only.

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Feb-01-2018

I love to eat chicken biryani with raita.

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