Chicken Biryani

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Chicken Biryani...The word it self is yummy right!!!
Having 0 knowledge in cooking I started to do failed for couple of times. At last got it succeeded and from then I never looked back.....
Here comes my version of Chicken Biryani
Whole Garam masala
onions 1 big cut into thin slices
Ginger and garlic paste 2 Tbsp
Chicken(cut into medium pieces) 4lbs
Biryani Masala 1 packet
Green chillies 10-15(cut)
Mint leaves 1 bunch
Coriander leaves 1 bunch
lime -1
Chillie pwd- 2 Tbsp
Yogurt 1 cup
Rice 4 cups
1. Soak Rice in water for about 45 minutes.

2. In a wide pan take oil and stir fry the onions with little salt added . fry onions untill golden brown colour

3. Marinate Chicken with turmeric, salt, chillie pwd, biryani masala, curd , g&g paste, lime juice and keep in fridge for 30-45 minutes.

4. In a wide pan take oil and tranfer the marinated chicken into it. Cook untill the chicken is tender. While cooking add half of the cilantro and mint leaves too.

5. Meanwhile Boil rice in rice cooker with 4 cups water and sajeera(1 tbsp), oil(2 tbsp) added. Cook until the rice is done.
6. In a small cup mix milk with color(i used safforn yellow but it is your choice)

7. Now take Oven friendly wide vessel and layer chicken, rice, fried onions, color, cilantro and mint leaves and another layer chicken and rice, onions , color milk,Corriander and mink leaves.
8. close the vessel so that no vapour comes out.
9. Preheat oven to 325F and keep the vessel inside the oven for about 30-40 minutes

1. see that the rice and chicken cooking finishes at the same time.
2. If any gravy is left with chicken curry pour that on each layer of rice.
3. Failed to take last steps pictures will update next time.


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