Chattinad Chicken Biryani | How to make Chattinad Chicken Biryani

By Shashikala Teggi  |  22nd Apr 2016  |  
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About Chattinad Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chettinad Chicken Biryani is an excellent dish that has its own flavor and unique taste.Try it and enjoy!

Chattinad Chicken Biryani

Ingredients to make Chattinad Chicken Biryani

  • Basmati (jeera sambar) rice 4 cups (500 gm)
  • pudina/mint 1 cup
  • coriander leaves 1 cup
  • chicken 500 gm
  • tomato 3
  • onion 2
  • curd 2 tbsp
  • red chilli powder 2 tsp
  • Dhaniya powder 3 tsp
  • chicken biryani masala 3 tsp
  • ginger-garlic paste 3 tbsp
  • oil 8 tsp
  • ghee 3 tsp
  • green chillies 15-20
  • Grated coconut 1 cup
  • haldi 1 tsp
  • cloves 6-7
  • bay leaves 2-3
  • cardamom 3-4
  • cinnamon 4-5
  • salt

How to make Chattinad Chicken Biryani

  1. Take the washed chicken, add 2 tbsp curd, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp dhaniya powder, 2 tsp chicken biryani masala, 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste. Keep it to marinate for at least 1 hr.
  2. Soak the rice for 30 mins and drain the water. Keep it aside.
  3. Put 2 tsp oil in a pan add the green chillies, coconut, 1/2 tsp haldi, fry and grind it with 1 cup of water.
  4. Take a vessel to heat, add 6 tsp of oil, 2 tsp ghee and add cloves, bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon and add the remaining ginger-garlic paste and the sliced onions.
  5. Fry till they turn golden brown in color, then add 1 tsp chilli powder, 2 tsp of salt as per taste, 2 tsp of coriander powder, 1/2 tsp haldi powder, 1 tsp of biryani masala, mix it and fry well. Add the tomatoes, pudina, coriander leaves, mix and fry well.
  6. Now add the grounded paste and fry until the oil separates from the masala, then add the chicken pieces. Mix it and add 5 and 1/2 cup hot water and boil it in a medium flame for 10 mins.
  7. Add the soaked rice and put the lid and cook till its 90 % done, then add coriander, pudina leaves and 1 tsp ghee. Transfer the vessel to a dosa griddle, cover it and dum cook for 15 minutes in a low flame.
  8. Serve this hot biryani with your favorite side dish.

Reviews for Chattinad Chicken Biryani (4)

jyoti behera2 years ago


Sonali Kamath2 years ago


Prianca Singh2 years ago

do we have to use dry coconut or fresh coconut?

Sheeba Bedi2 years ago

Will definitely try this!

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