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Chicken Masala Biryani

Chicken Masala Biryani
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1 1/2

This is a delicious pakistani/indian rice dish which is often reserved for very special occassion such as weddings,parties or holidays such as has a lengthly perparation but the work is definitely worth it. For biryani always use long basmati rice with its thin grains is the ideal variety to use.
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  • Rice 1 kg
  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Onion 5-6 medium (cut finly)
  • Ginger garlic paste 4 tbsp (heaped)
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Gram masala pwd 1 tsp
  • Pounded chili 1 tsp
  • Black peper powder 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd 1tsp
  • Coriander pwd 3 tbsp full
  • Salt to taste
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Cummin seed 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg & mace pwd 1/2 tsp
  • Badyan powder 1/2 tsp
  • yogurt 1/2 pao
  • Tomatoes 6 large
  • Prunello (aalobukhara) 7,8
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Whole garam masala 2 green cardamom,2brown cardamom 3 cloves,3 black pepper,2 cinnamon stick
  • Biryani essence 1-2 drop
  • Green chillies 5,6 (cut vertically)
  • Mint leaves a bunch
  • Lemon 1 (Slices)
  • Yellow food colour 1/2tsp in each layer

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Cooking Directions

  1. Soak rice for 20 minutes.

  2. Heat oil fry onion untill they are golden brown take out and spread on paper after gets crispy, grind them.

  3. Add ginger garlic paste fry till smell remove properly,add all whole garam masala add chicken fry a while add fried onion, yogurt, tomatoes, prunello cook till chicken tender properly now add badyan powder, nutmeg & mace powder and essence remove from stove.

  4. LAYERS: Boil rice in a large vessel add a few mint leaves, whole condiments and 1 lemon's juice.

  5. When rice half-done throw water .

  6. Divide rice & chicken into three parts, Now in another large vessel spread one layer of rice ,on layer spread one part of chicken,sprinkle food colour , mint leaves, green chilies,lemon slices do same twice more and on lower blaze steam rice for 20 mins.

  7. Serve hot with raita and salad.

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  1. Yummmyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!

    on Dec 26 2014 7:03AM Report Abuse GUEST
  2. this biryani receipe is vry nice.

    on Jul 19 2014 2:31AM Report Abuse SAMIAH
  3. tight biryannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnni

    on Mar 7 2010 2:31AM Report Abuse Guest
  4. nice

    on Jan 20 2010 1:52AM Report Abuse Guest
  5. well i like is very nice dish

    on Dec 25 2009 9:05AM Report Abuse Guest
  6. Very Very nice dish,, ,Just wanna comment on 4rth coment, as he mentioned his name Iron Chef,, Dear Iron First of all your way of talking is very bad,,,if u cant talk in manners so then how can be a good cook,,,English was ok,,,she doesn't write for EUropeons or americans, most of visiters of this site are asians, this is not the english learning site, all other comments are positive u were the only 1 who cudn't get it, sorry to say but i guess u have also posted a biryani recepy here,,,u showed ur self, HS

    on Oct 8 2009 4:00AM Report Abuse Guest
  7. really very nice receipe

    on Jul 27 2009 10:59AM Report Abuse Guest

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