Whole Chicken Briyani

Whole Chicken Briyani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 135

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 175

Ingredients

Serves 5

  • For marinade:Chili Powder 3 tsp

  • Chili Powder 3 tsp

  • Fennel Powder 3 tsp

  • Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsp

  • Pepper Powder 1 tsp

  • Garam Masala 1 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

  • Lime Juice 1/2 nos

  • Salt to taste 1 tsp

  • For Masala:Medium Onions Sliced 5 nos

  • Medium Tomatoes sliced 3 nos

  • Green Chillies Chopped 4-5 nos

  • Ginger-garlic Paste 2 tbsp

  • Yoghurt 1/4 cups

  • Coriander Leaves,chopped 1/2 cups

  • Mint Leaves,chopped 1/2 cups

  • Extra ingredients :Chicken 1 1/2 kgs

  • basmati rice (washed,soaked and drained ) 2 1/2 cups

  • cardamom 3 nos

  • cinnamon 1 inch

  • cloves 3 nos

Directions

  • 01

    Wash and pat dry the cleaned chicken.

  • 02

    Blend chilli powder, fennel powder, pepper powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, crushed ginger garlic, lemon juice and salt to a smooth paste.

  • 03

    Brush chicken with this masala and marinate for a minimum of 2 hrs or overnight.

  • 04

    Fry the whole chicken in a deep pan with 1 /3 cup of oil.

  • 05

    Once done remove it from the oil and set aside.

  • 06

    In the same pan (add more oil if required )add sliced onions and saute till it turns pale.

  • 07

    Add sliced tomatoes and finely chopped green chillies and saute for 8- 10 min.

  • 08

    Add ginger garlic paste along with coriander leaves and mint leaves.

  • 09

    Add in the yoghurt and cook for a few minutes.

  • 10

    Slowly place the fried chicken in the masala and mix gently.

  • 11

    Be careful as you might tear the chicken by handling roughly.

  • 12

    Give a few minutes stir and switch it off.Set aside.

  • 13

    In a separate pan heat ghee.

  • 14

    Add cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

  • 15

    Throw in few mint leaves.

  • 16

    Add finely sliced onion and saute for few min.

  • 17

    Measure water as needed and add.

  • 18

    Adjust salt.

  • 19

    Once it boils add the soaked and drained rice.

  • 20

    Cook it covered until the rice is 3/4 th cooked.

  • 21

    Remove the whole chicken and layer the 3/4 th cooked rice to the masala.

  • 22

    Place the chicken at the top and cover the pan.

  • 23

    Dum for 15 -20 minutes.

  • 24

    Serve with raita or your favourite accompaniments.

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