Friday, February 25, 2011

Chicken Briyani


Ingredients

  • Basmathi Rice - 3 cups
  • Chicken - 1/2 kg (cut to medium sized pieces)
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Cardamom - 2 to 3
  • Cloves - 5
  • Cinnamon Stick - 2 to 3 (1 inches)
  • Fennel seeds - few
  • Star anise - 2 to 3
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Onion - 2
  • Tomato - 1
  • Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Mint leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 3 (Cut lengthwise)
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Biryani Masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Lemon juice -  1 tsp
  • Water - 4.5 cups


Method

  • Wash the chicken with salt and keep aside.
  • Soak the rice for 15 to 20 min.
  • In the pressure cooker, add the oil and when hot, add the cardamom, cinnamon stick, star anise, fennel seeds, cloves and Bay leaf and fry for 1 min.
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste, green chillies, onion and fry for another few min till the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the tomato pieces, mint and coriander leaves and saute well.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and fry. 
  • No need to add water, as the chicken leaves water.
  • Add all the powders mentioned in the ingredients and salt.
  • When the gravy becomes thick, add the water and rice.
  • Check for the seasoning and add the lemon juice and close the lid.
  • Keep the flame in low for 10 min and switch off.
  • Open the lid, add the ghee and mix the briyani.
  • Serve hot with any side dishes/gravy like Prawn gravy, Thayir pachadi etc...


14 lovely comments:

DAMLA

Çok leziz görünüyor. Ellerinize sağlık.

Shama Nagarajan

delicious biriyani

Rekha shoban

delicious biryani!!perfectly done!

women-wisdom.com

Its perfect and tempting.

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran
http://indianyummykitchen.blogspot.com

divya

ohhh...droooooling here...perfect n tempting..

Hamaree Rasoi

Perfect looking Biriyani. So colorful and inviting.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Krithi's Kitchen

So tempting... can finish that plate now :)

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

Chitra

Biriyani is my all-time favorite dish. Mouth-watering one .....

Suja Sugathan

Makes me hungry,mouthwatering biryani.

Priya

Wat an inviting and droolworthy briyani,am hungry..

savitha ramesh

I prepare it this way.lovely and lipsmacking biriyani

SravsCulinaryConcepts

Very tempting and prefect biryani !!!

Nandini

I'd love to have the meal for lunch. Yummy.

San

Chicken biryani is so decadent is absolutely inviting .Following your space.Nice blog to look forward for more recipes.

http://sanscurryhouse.blogspot.com

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