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Grandma Style Country Chicken Biryani

Grandma Style Country Chicken Biryani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 45

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 90

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • Country Chicken 1 kgs

  • Jeera Samba Rice 1 kgs

  • Onions Sliced 1/4 kgs

  • tomatoes 3 nos

  • green chillies 8 nos

  • Mint Leaves,fistful 3 nos

  • Coriander Leaves 1 sprig

  • Curry leaves,fistful 1 nos

  • Grated Coconut 1 tbsp

  • Cashews 5 nos

  • Cloves 4 nos

  • Cinnamon 2 inch

  • Cardamom 4 nos

  • Fennel Seeds 1 tbsp

  • ginger 2 inch

  • Garlic Pods 10-15 nos

  • Red Chili Powder 1 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1 tsp

  • Salt 1 1/2 tsp

  • Groundnut Oil 200 ml

  • Shallots-fistful 1 nos

Directions

  • 01

    Make a paste of grated coconut,shallots,1 fistful of mint leaves, fennel seeds,cloves,cinnamon,cardamom,3 green chillies and cashews

  • 02

    Wash and soak the jeera samba rice

  • 03

    In a large pressure cooker add 100 ml oil and saute the sliced onions till pink

  • 04

    Then add chopped tomatoes, slit green chillies, remaining mint leaves,half of the coriander leaves and saute well

  • 05

    Then add the ground paste and saute till oil seperates

  • 06

    Now add the chicken pieces ,salt turmeric powder and saute well

  • 07

    Then add 200 ml water and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles as country chicken takes time to cook

  • 08

    Once the pressure is naturally released ,open and add water in the ratio of 1:1.5 approximately 8 cups

  • 09

    Once water starts boiling add the soaked and drained rice and pour the remaining oil

  • 10

    Pressure cook for 2 whistle

  • 11

    Open and garnish with coriander leaves and give a gentle stir

  • 12

    Serve hot with raitha

  • 13

    My grandma used to do this in fire wood and a large vessel called dheksa. I have simplified it in a pressure cooker.she doesn't add lemon or curd

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