Chicken biryani

  • Cook Time
    1 hour
  • Serving
    5 People
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Chicken Biryani is a delicious savory rice dish that is loaded with spicy marinated chicken, caramelized onions, and flavorful saffron rice



  • Daily Value*


1 Step

To make the brown onions, pat the onions dry. Heat oil in a pan and add the onions. On a medium flame, shallow fry the onions for 15 minutes till they are a deep golden brown, without burning them and keep aside.

2 Step

For marinating chicken, in a big bowl, add chicken, yogurt, oil, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt mix and marinate for 1 hour.

3 Step

For cooking basmati rice, bring water to a roaring boil and add salt, bay leaves, cloves, cardoman pods and basmati rice. Cook for exactly 5 minutes and drain completely, leaving the whole spices in the rice.

4 Step

Heat a heavy bottomed pan and add the chicken to it.

5 Step

Cook for 4 minutes and then turn the chicken pieces once.

6 Step

Cover and cook for another 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.

7 Step

Scatter half the brown onions all over the chicken, and then all the coriander leaves.

8 Step

Next layer the rice all over the coriander leaves, and in the end drizzle saffron milk and ghee all over the rice.

9 Step

Cover and cook on a low flame for 20 minutes

10 Step

Once the biryani is cooked, let it rest for 5 minutes, and finish by scattering the remaining onions on the top and serve.

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