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How to make Chicken Briyani: Indian Rice Recipe
Chicken Biryani Recipe
Chicken biriyani is a popular rice dish in India. This recipe involves chicken pieces marinated in a spice and curd mixture and cooked with basmati rice on a low fire. You can cook briyani by using the rice cooker or pressure cooker. I have also included a link to a chicken biryani recipe video at the end of this hub. Check it out. Biryani made with goat meat (mutton) is also very popular in India and will make a fulfilling lunch or dinner for any event.
Ingredients for Chicken biryani
For chicken marinade:
- Chicken- 250gms
- Curd- 1/2 cup
- Chilli powder- 1/4 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder a pinch
- Basmati rice- 2 cups
- Onion- 1
- Tomato- 2(medium)
- Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
- Mint leaves- 1/2 cup
- Coconut milk- 1 cup(optional)
For biryani masala:
Make it as a powder
- Bay leaf- 2
- Cloves- 3
- Cinnamom- 3
- Cardamom- 3
- Perinserrakam- 2 tsp
- Coriander seeds- 1 tsp
- Pepper- 1/2 tsp
- Green chillies- 2
- Oil- 2 tsp
- Ghee- 2 tsp
- salt to taste
Cooking method for Chicken Biryani
Here's the step by step chicken biryani recipe:
1. Clean and soak basmati rice for 10 to 15 minutes.
2. Clean and cut chicken to required size. Mix with curd, chilli powder, tumeric powder. Let it marinate for 1 hour.
3. Take the pan and heat oil and butter. Now add chopped onions, fry for few minutes and add ginger garlic paste and fry for 3-4 minutes.
4. Add the chicken marinade, briyani masala powder, chillipowder and cook on medium flame till the oil comes out.
5. Add mint leaves and mix it well.
6. Add the rice, 4 cups of water and salt. Once it begins to boil, you can add the whistle, then reduce the flame to simmer and pressure cook for 1 whistle. It will take about 8 to 10 minutes.
7. Enjoy the chicken briyani and post your feedback in the comments section below.
Video that shows how to make Chicken Biryani
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