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Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
Prep Time
15 - 20 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

6 - 8
The speciality of Hyderabadi biryani is the brown fried onions which makes its taste distinct from other biryani recipes. It is served by yoghurt dip and is highly appreciable in all festivals and occasions.
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Source:  Chef Zubaida Tariq
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  • Rice 2 ½ cups
  • Chicken 1 ½ kg
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Mint 1 bunch (sliced)
  • Onions 4 (sliced)
  • Cloves 4
  • Black peppers 6 whole
  • Lemons 6
  • Green cardamoms 8
  • Green chilies 8 (sliced)
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Warm milk 1 cup
  • Yellow color as required
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tbsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. Add chicken to a cooking pot along with yogurt, ginger garlic paste, mint, green chilies, salt, cardamoms, whole black peppers, cloves and red chili powder.

  2. Allow boiling till water begins to dry.

  3. Boil rice with salt, cardamoms, green chilies, all spices powder and mint until half cooked.

  4. In a separate cooking pot, heat oil and fry sliced onions until golden brown.

  5. Take out half of the fried onion and add remaining in the chicken.

  6. Make a layer with half of the rice and then place chicken.

  7. Top with fried and crushed onion and juice of lemons.

  8. Then make a layer of remaining rice and top with sliced mint and a pinch of yellow color dissolved in 1 cup of warm milk.

  9. Allow simmering until pot is covered with steam.

  10. Sprinkle crushed brown onion on top of Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani and serve with yogurt dip.

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Comments posted by users for Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani recipe:

  1. First I would like to say thank you, then I prepared in my housae, it is very tasty than other type of biriyani, all the ingredients enter into the chicken pieces and give a super taste, I cant explain with my mouth, prepare and taste it.

    on Aug 7 2014 5:13AM Report Abuse ANNIE SOPHIA
  2. My mouth is watering, already!! yumm!!

    on Nov 28 2013 10:45AM Report Abuse DIPENDRA SINGH SIDAR
  3. dis sounds yum yum......

    on Aug 28 2013 5:09AM Report Abuse Guest
  4. Padke he maza agaya wa.....

    on Jul 17 2013 10:23AM Report Abuse AFZAL
  5. yummy!

    on Jan 14 2013 11:48AM Report Abuse FIZA SHAHZAD
  6. it was simply gud

    on Dec 2 2012 12:51AM Report Abuse Guest

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