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Chicken Biriyani

Chicken Biriyani


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 80

Total Time : 100


Serves 5

  • Basmati rice 700 gm

  • chicken thighs 1 Kg

  • Mint Leaves 4 tsp

  • garam masala powder 1 tsp

  • salt as required 2 tsp

  • 2 pinches saffron

  • 2 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp ginger paste

  • 1 tsp garlic paste

  • 3-4 green chilli

  • 3 tsp tomato puree

  • 250 gm tomato

  • 350 gm white onion

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds

  • cardamom 4

  • 7 tablespoon refined oil

  • 2 tsp milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 6 tsp yogurt


  • 01

    Take a large bowl and add yoghurt in it and add turmeric, chilli powder along with salt as per your taste in a small bowl.

  • 02

    Mix well using a spoon and then, add the chicken thighs in the mixture and rub with this mixture. Keep aside for about 20-30 minutes.

  • 03

    Soak saffron in the milk to make saffron milk and keep aside.

  • 04

    Pour refined oil in a deep-bottomed pan, keeping it on medium flame. Add cumin seeds and green cardamom in it and saute for about 2 minutes

  • 05

    Add the sliced onion and fry for 2-3 minutes straight.

  • 06

    when the onion starts to get brown in color, add tomatoes and tomato puree and fry for another 5 minutes.

  • 07

    Add the slit green chilies to the mixture along with ginger-garlic paste, frying the mixture yet again for a minute.

  • 08

    Add coriander powder and turn the flame to medium-low while stirring and cooking the masala.

  • 09

    Add the marinated chicken and mix for a while

  • 10

    Cook on low heat for 5-6 minutes

  • 11

    Make sure to keep stirring during the entire process

  • 12

    You can add little water, if you find the consistency too thick.

  • 13

    Turn off the flame and add half of the boiled rice in the pan and keep the rest aside until required.

  • 14

    Sprinkle milk soaked saffron along with garam masala, mint and coriander leaves.

  • 15

    Put the remaining rice over this layer and garnish with the same mentioned four ingredients.

  • 16

    Lastly, cover the lid, turn the flame to low medium and let the rice cook for about 5 minutes.

  • 17

    Once done, put it off and let the biryani stay covered for about another 10 minutes. Serve hot, along with raita or any chutney of your choice.



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Susanto Dey

03 years ago.

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