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How to cook chicken dum Biryani

Updated on April 27, 2015

This dish serves as an excellent accompaniments to all the meals...Talking about biryani.. so it brings us the joy and delite of food aroma., Hydrabadi dum biryani is very popular dish all over the india.it was first cooked in the rasoi of our royal nizams.

Once the biryani will be cooked on dum and as you open the lid,you can smell the real aroma and fragrance of indain tradition to melt in the mouth tenderness.

Dum briryani is made by marinating the chicken and then mixing it with half cooked rice.


Ingredients used

  • 1 KG chicken, washed and drained properly
  • 2 Large onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsps coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp safaron
  • 1/2 cup milk, luke warm
  • salt, as per taste
  • 2 tbsps ghee
  • 5 tbsps oil
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OTHER INGREDIENTS

  1. INGREDIENTS FOR MARINATION
  • use yogurt/curd - 3/4 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste-1&1/2 tbsps
  • Green chillis-8-10 (make small slit in them)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • kashmiri Red chilli powder-1 tbsp
  • coriander powder -3/4 tbsp
  • pudina leaves-3/4 cup
  • coriander leaves-1/2 cup chopped
  • 1 lemon juice
  • salt-1 3/4th tsps


2. BIRYANI MASALA INGREDIENT

  • cloves-8
  • cinnamon sticks-1
  • elaichi/cardamom-4
  • shah zeera-3/4

3.INGREDIENTS FOR RICE


  • Basmati rice-4 cup
  • cloves- 5
  • cardamom-2
  • cinnamon stick-1
  • bay leaves-3
  • oil-1 tbsp
  • salt-1&1/2 tbsps
  • water as per requirement

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PROCESS FOR MARINATION OF CHICKEN

Take the washed chicken add curd in them and them add all the above mentioned marination ingredients in them and properly mix them with hands.

Now leave the chicken for about 4 hour and if in hurry leave it for 2 hours..






PROCESS FOR COOKING RICE

Take a pan and put some oil in it then add all the above mentioned ingredients of cooking rice in it. And stir it properly

Now add lots of water in it.And make it boil.As the water begins to boil add the washes basmati rice in water.Cook untill the rice is half cooked.

Now strain the water and spread the rice on a large plate.Allow to cool.

PROCESS FOR COOKING MARINATED CHICKEN

After the marination of chicken for 4 hours put it on a sim gas and cook it for approx 25-30 minutes till it is cooked.

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PROCESS FOR ONION AND MILK:

FOR CARAMELIZED ONION: Put oil on a pan and allow it to heat up now add sliced onion it it and fry it till it is caramelized.

LUKE WARM MILK: Warm the milk and add saffron in it mix will and leave it aside..!!

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PROCESS TO DUM THE BIRYANI:

Take a wide deep vessel put the some amount of cooked chicken at the bottom as a first layer now put another layer of half cooked rice then spread ghee,saffron milk,mint,caramelized onions.(DNT STIR).

Now again repeat the above step by putting another layer of chicken and then rice and then ghee, milk,so on..

FOR PLACING LID ON THE VESSEL:


Take the lid and apply the wheat dough all over its edges.

Now place this lid over the vessel properly by covering all its edges making sure no space is left over for the passage of air.

Now heat the iron tawa on gas and sim the gas now put the vessel on it.Leave it for 20-25min to cook.

Turn off the gas stove and after 5 min remove the lid.

And serve it hot with salad and raita of ur choice.

So, Guys did you found my recipe helpfull

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Prep time: 4 hours 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 5 hours
Yields: 6-7 persons

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Use thick and pure yogurt/curd for marination
  2. Use best quality aged basmati rice
  3. Dont stir during dum ( cooking process)
  4. marinate atleast for 2 hours (minimum)
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 250 g
Calories 348
Calories from Fat90
% Daily Value *
Fat 10 g15%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Unsaturated fat 5 g
Carbohydrates 48 g16%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 16 g32%
Cholesterol 28 mg9%
Sodium 805 mg34%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      RANJANA: thanx dear.. sure why nt, come home, wil surly make for u

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      Ranjana 

      3 years ago

      Dekhne Mai he tasty lag raha h khane m toh maza aa jaega yummmmyyyy...... Di jaldi se khilao mujhe.......

    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      abhishek : sure why nt...

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      Abhishek 

      3 years ago

      Will try dis out

    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      zainab thanx

    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      FAHAD khana ke liye u hv to come singrauli...

    • zainabrasool profile image

      Zainab rasool 

      3 years ago from india

      Fahad she is an expert in making biryani..

      Rly you should try

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      Fahad 

      3 years ago

      Pahle kanpur parcel karo phir batate hai ki achi recipe hai ki nahi

    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      hafeez : my pleasure....

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      hafeez 

      3 years ago

      Nic and tasty I m loving it..

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      hafeez 

      3 years ago

      Nic yrr plz ye sb cheez hme khila do bhut bhook lagi hai

    • zeenat rasool profile imageAUTHOR

      zeenat 

      3 years ago from Bangalore, India

      @zainabrasool : thanx :)

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      Zainab rasool 

      3 years ago from india

      it seems to be very tasty biryani.. :P

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