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Make Quick Chicken Biriyani - A delecious food

Updated on September 26, 2013

Chicken Biriyani is one of the delicious non vegetarian food. In India most of the occasions like marriages, parties etc chicken biriyani is served. It is one of the popular food in India and Arab countries. Not only with chicken biriyani can be also be prepared with several other meats such as mutton, beef etc. The chicken biriyani is usually served with salads and pickles, which is a delicious combination. In this hub I am going to show how to prepare "Quick Chicken biriyani".

Ingredients for the preparation of "Quick Chicken Biriyani"

1. Chicken - 1 or 1.5kg (Medium size pieces)
Onion - 1 large onion (cut into thin slices)
Tomato - 3 large tomatoes (cut into square shaped pieces)
Green Chillies - 4 chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 large tea spoon full
Cloves, Cardamom, cinnamon (grind to powder) - 1/2 small spoon
Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 small spoon
Turmeric powder - 1 small spoon
coriander leaves chopped - 150 gram
Mint leaves chopped - 50 gram
Curd - 1 cup
Salt - As per need

2. Oil - 1 large spoon
Ghee - 1 large spoon

3. Cloves, cardamom - 4
Bay leaves - 1

4. Onion - 1 medium sized, cut into thin slices

5. Biriyani rice - 3 1/2 cup

6. Lemon juice - Juice of one lemon

7. Onion, cashew nut, Dry grapes fried - for decoration


1. Crush and mix the first ingredients with the hand with out adding any water and cook on a low flame.

2. Put off the flame when the chicken pieces are half cooked.

3. Next place a pressure cooker on the gas stove . Pour oil and ghee and make it heat after that put cloves, cardamom, bay leaves to it and stir.

4. put onion and stir.

5. When the onion become light brown color put the basmati rice and fry. When the rice becomes more whitish reduce the heat and put the chicken pieces to it.

6. Pour 6 or 7 cup hot water (including chicken gravy) to it. Then stir and mix it well.

7. pour lemon juice and put the salt as per need.

8. Close the pressure cooker. When the vapor comes well place the weight to the cooker and cook it for five minutes in low flame.

9. Take the pressure cooker from the gas stove and place it for five minutes.

10. Decorate the Chicken Biriyani using onions, Cashew nuts, dry grapes and serve.


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    • sujithbeta profile image

      Sreejith k 5 years ago from Kerala, India

      Yes. thalassery chicken biriyani is very famous in kerala.

      Thank you dinkan 53 for visiting and the comment

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      dinkan53 5 years ago from India

      I love chicken biriyani. A few days back happened to have Thalassery Chicken Dum Biryani and became a fan of it. Thanks for the recipe. Voted up and interesting.

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      Sreejith k 5 years ago from Kerala, India

      thanks for visiting and commenting. Try to make this delicious food

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      I love Biryani, but have never made it, this looks and sounds delicious - thank you for the recipe.