Chicken Biryani Yummilicious

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Chicken Biryani Yummilicious


Biryani also known as biriyani, biriani, birani or briyani, is a mixed rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. It is popular throughout the Indian subcontinent as well as among the diaspora from the region. It is also popular in other regions such as Iraqi Kurdistan. It is made with Indian spices, rice, meat (chicken, goat, beef, or fish).  

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 45 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 4
  • Chicken 1 Kg

  • Onion (Chopped) 5 Medium Sized

  • Tomatoes (Chopped) 6 Medium Sized

  • Garlic Ginger Paste 2 TS

  • Yogurt 1/2 Kg

  • Tamarind (Soak in Water for 10 Minutes) 1/2 Cup

  • Rice (Soak for 30 Minutes) 1 Kg

  • Coriander (Chopped) 1 Cup

  • Zaffron 1/2 ts in Milk

  • Salt as per taste (In Rice 2 TS)

  • National Biryani Masala 2 Packets

  • Vinegar 2 ts

  • Cooking Oil 1 Cup

  • Lemon (Sliced) 2


  • Add 1 packet of biryani masala in yogurt and dip chicken in the paste for 30 minutes
  • Add chopped onion in 1 cup cooking oil and fry till its color turns to light brown
  • Add Garlic Ginger paste in onion till its color turns to light brown
  • Add tomatoes and cover pot with lid to make good paste
  • Add 1 packet biryani masla in paste and mix and fry well
  • Add Chicken in mixture and fry well for 20 minutes to cook well
  • Add Tamarind in chicken and mix well
  • Boil rice in big pot and drain through cold water
  • Add rice and chicken layer by layer in big pot
  • Add Coriander (Chopped), Lemon (Sliced) and Zaffron at top
  • Cook on very low flame covering with lid for 15 minutes
  • Serve with Raita