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Chicken Biryani Recipe – How to make chicken biryani

Chicken Biryani Recipe – Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Serves : 2 Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian


Basmati Rice – 1 cup Chicken – 300 gms Onion – 1 big chopped lengthwise Tomato 1 small sized chopped roughly Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tsp Garam Masala powder – 1.5 tsp Red Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Curd – 1 tbsp Thin Coconut milk -1/2 cup Water – 1 cup Oil – 2 tbsp Ghee – 1 tbsp Salt – to taste To Grind To A Paste: Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup Mint leaves – 1/4 cup loosely packed Green Chillies – 1 Tomato – 1 big sized To Temper: Cloves – 3 Cardamom -1 Cinnamon – 1/4 inch piece Bayleaf -1 Method:

1. Soak basmati rice in water for at least 20mins, set aside. Grind the ingredients under ‘to grind’ with little water to a fine paste. Set aside. Clean chicken and rinse it thrice , add turmeric powder and set aside.

2. Heat oil+ghee in a pressure cooker and add the items under ‘to temper’ then add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Then add onion and saute till its golden brown. Then add tomato, saute till raw smell leaves.

3. Then add coriander mint paste and saute for 2mins. Then add curd, chicken along with turmeric, red chilli, coriander, garam masala powders and required salt.

4. Saute till it forms a thick gravy and chicken changes color. Add 1 cups of water and pressure cook for 4 whistles. Once pressure releases, open and give a quick stir.

5. Drain water from rice and add it to the gravy, stir once. Then add coconut milk.

6. Pressure cook for 3 whistles(After first whistle simmer it). Once pressure releases fluff it with a fork carefully without breaking the rice. Serve hot with onion raita.


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