Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani | How to make Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani

By Priya Suresh  |  10th May 2018  |  
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  • Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani, How to make Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani
Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyaniby Priya Suresh
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

    People

8

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About Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani Recipe

This chicken biriyani tastes absolutely fabulous with eye pleasing green colour. Though this dish is also named as Nilgiri Biriyani, i felt like naming this dish as Herbal chicken biriyani as this dish calls handful of mint and coriander leaves with couple of spices. Yes this dish is completely cooked in a special mint & coriander leaves paste grounded along with whole garam masala, green chillies.

Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani

Ingredients to make Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani

  • 1/2kg chicken (cut as medium sized)
  • 2cups Basmati rice
  • 2 onions (chopped lengthwise)
  • 1tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1cup yogurt
  • 2cups water
  • salt
  • oil
  • 2 Bayleaves
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • For Marination:
  • 1/4cup yogurt
  • salt
  • 1/4tsp turmeric powder
  • To Grind:
  • 1cup mint leaves
  • 1cup coriander leaves
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cardamom
  • 2 cloves

How to make Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani

  1. Marinated the chicken with salt, yogurt and turmeric powder, arrange in fridge and let sit for overnite.
  2. Grind all the ingredients given under the 'list to grind' as fine paste. Wash and soak the basmati rice with enough water for half an hour.
  3. Heat enough oil in a pressure cooker, add the Bay leaves, cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon stick and fry until they turns brown.
  4. Add the sliced onions and sauté until the onions turns brown.Add the ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes away.
  5. Now add the marinated chicken pieces and sauté until the chicken pieces gets half cooked, add salt to taste
  6. Add the grounded paste, yogurt and cook for a while.
  7. Now add the water to the chicken pieces, bring it to boil. Once the water starts boiling well, add the soaked rice and cook in high flame.
  8. Once its starts boiling well, close the cooker with a lid and cook upto 3 hisses. Put off the stove.
  9. Dont disturb the biriyani for a while. Finally squeeze the lemon juice.
  10. Fluff the rice gently without breaking the rice.
  11. Serve with raita.

Reviews for Herbal Chicken Biriyani/Green Chicken Briyani/Mooligai Kozhi Biriyani (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Perfect one.
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