Chicken Biryani

  • Chicken Biryani
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  • INGREDIENT
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  • 800 gm chopped chicken
  • 1 cup powdered corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 4 sliced green chilli
  • 1 handful chopped spring onions
  • 4 pinches salt
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 2 1/2 cup basmati rice
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 4 medium chopped onion
  • 4 1/2 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 cup sunflower oil
  • 3 tablespoon crushed to paste cashews
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
For Marination
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cup bean curd (tofu)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
How to make Chicken Biryani
  • Step 1

    Clean and wash chicken. Mix all the marinade ingredients and coat the chicken pieces with it. Keep aside for 25 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a pan over moderate flame. Add the ginger garlic paste and onions.

  • Step 3

    Saute the onions for 5-6 minutes and then add the cashewnut paste and 1/2 cup tomato puree.

  • Step 4

    Simmer the puree mixture for 2-3 minutes. Now add the marinated chicken pieces and cover the pan with a lid.

  • Step 5

    Cook the chicken till it is tender over low flame. Drain the rice under cold running water and keep aside till all water has drained.

  • Step 6

    Pressure cook till 3/4th is done and remove. Heat a large and deep pan over low flame.

  • Step 7

    Spread a layer of rice at the bottom followed by a layer of the chicken. Repeat the process and finish up with a layer of rice on top.

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle some saffron strands with the milk and ghee on top. Cover the pan with a tight fitting lid and cook for 60 minutes.

  • Step 9

    Remove when the rice is cooked and chicken pieces are tender.

  • Step 10

    Gently fluff up the rice using a fork and garnish with the fried onions.

  • Step 11

    Serve hot with raita or side dish of your choice.

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