CHICKEN BIRYANIby Avneet Anand (@avneetanand)
Chicken biryani is a popular South Asian rice dish that is made by cooking seasoned chicken pieces and fragrant long-grain rice together with a blend of aromatic spices and herbs.
It is a delicious and aromatic dish that is enjoyed by many people around the world.
- 1/2tspTurmeric Powder
- 1/2tspcoriander Powder
- 1/2tspKashmiri Red Chili Powder
- 1tbspGinger Garlic Paste
- 1Green Chilies
- Mint Leaves (crushed)
- 2tbsp-3 tbsp Thick Curd
- 1tspBiryani Masala
- 350gBasmati Rice
- 2Green Cardamom
- 1Black Cardamom
- 1Small Cinnamon Stick
- 1Bay Leaf
- 3Onions Sliced
Marinate chicken with all the ingredients for 1/2 hr up to overnight.
Wash and soak Basmati rice for 30 minutes.
In warm milk add few strands of Kesar and keep aside.
Heat oil and fry sliced onions.Fry until golden brown and keep aside.
Add marinated chicken to it. Let it cook for 5 minutes.
Add tomato paste and cook till the chicken is tender.
Now in another pan boil 4 cups of water and add soaked rice to it. Add 1tbsp salt and all the whole spices. Parboil the rice and remove excess of water and keep aside.
Now Chicken is ready and layer the parboiled rice on top the cooked chicken. Add fried onions and kesar milk on the top.
Cover and seal the lid. Simmer the gas for about 15-20 minutes. Switch off the gas and let it sit for 10 more minutes.
Open the lid and garnish with fried onions, fresh coriander leaves, rose water.
Tips & Tricks
You can also add yellow colour to the recipe. It will enhance the colour of the biryani.
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