Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Recipe for Chicken Biryani

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes
Cooking time : 21-25 minutes
Servings : 4

Main Ingredients
Boneless chicken, Basmati rice
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Boneless chicken 600 grams
Basmati rice 1 1/2 cups
Oil to deep fry 3 tablespoons
Cinnamon 1 inch stick
Bay leaves 2
Cloves 5-6
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Green cardamoms 3-4
Onions sliced 2 medium
Green chillies slit 3
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Tomatoes chopped 2 medium
Salt to taste
Ginger paste 3/4 teaspoon
Garlic paste 3/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
Thick yogurt 1 cup
Onions sliced and fried brown 3 medium
Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
Ginger cut into thin strips 1 inch piece
Fresh mint leaves torn a few
Fresh coriander leaves torn a few
Milk 1/2 cup
Rose water a few drops
Eggs boiled and sliced 4

Step 1
Cut chicken in one inch pieces. Boil rice and set aside.
Heat oil, add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds,
green cardamoms and sauté for half a minute.
Step 2
Add sliced onions and sauté. Add slit green chillies and
chicken cubes and continue to sauté. Add turmeric
powder and mix. Add tomatoes and salt and mix. Add
ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder and yogurt. Mix
Step 3
Add half the fried brown onions. Add the boiled rice on
top. Sprinkle garam masala powder, ginger strips, mint
leaves and coriander leaves. Sprinkle milk, rose water
and remaining browned onions.
Step 4
Cover and cook on low heat for about ten minutes.
Garnish with the egg slices and serve hot.

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