Monday, May 4, 2009

Simple Chicken Biriyani

I tried many versions of chicken biriyani,but i never get the perfect taste of the biriyani,so whenever i plan to make biriyani,my hubby will say ohh my God save me from dharani's Biriyani,so i wont do biriyani often,though its one of my favorite dish:( .Few days back i tasted it in my friend's home.It was too good n i asked her for recipe.Its very simple n easy to cook.I tried this sunday n it turned out well.We enjoyed our sunday's lunch!! Atlast i got appericiation from my hubby for biriyani!!Thanks to Prasanna..
  • 1lb - chicken
  • 1cup -Basmati Rice
  • 2tsp - Biriyani Masala(I used Shan Chicken Biriyani masala)
  • 1Cup - Onion(Cut lenghtwise)
  • 1/4Cup - Fried Onions
  • 1Cup - Tomato
  • 1Cup - Corriander-Mint leaves
  • 1tsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • Whole Garam masala(2-cloves,1inch-cinnamon stick,1-Bay leaves,2-cardamoms)
  • 1/2tsp -Turmeric Powder
  • Red chilli Powder - as required
  • 1tsp - Aniseed(sombu)
  • 2tsp - Curd
  • Salt
  • Oil


Clean the chicken and marinate with salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder n curd,keep aside for 30mins.

soak the Basmati rice for 20 mins.

Cook the rice in rice cooker n keep aside.Dont over cookFor 1Cup rice add l Cup water.If you dont have rice cooker,use a big pan to cook the rice on stove top.dont over cook.

In a kadai,heat oil(6-8tsp),add whole garam masala,aniseed,onions, n fry till it turns transparent.Add Ginger-Garlic Paste,n fry for a min.Add Tomatos,when oil oozes out, add corriander-mint leaves n stir for few mins.

Add Red chilli powder n Biriyani masala n mix well.Now add the marianeted chicken n mix well with the gravy,Cover n cook till the chicken oozes some water n oil.

Add 1/2Cup Water n bring it to boil.

Now mix the rice with Gravy in a low flame n Granish with fried onions n Corriander leaves.

Serve hot with onion/cucumber raitha.

1 comment:

Padma said...

Yummy Biryani and nice presentation :)