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Degi Biryani

Degi Biryani
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time

1 Hour

Biryani is one of scrumptious dish that is highly appreciated among all age groups. In this recipe chef Rida is teaching you Degi Biryani recipe. So set your ingredients and try this recipe.
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  • Sela rice ½ kg (boiled)
  • Meat ½ kg
  • Yogurt 250 gm
  • Red chili 2 tsp (crushed)
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Mix All spice 1 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Nutmeg powder ½ tsp
  • Mace powder ½ tsp
  • Star anise 4
  • Potatoes 3
  • Yellow food color ½ tsp
  • Onion 1 tsp (fried)
  • Tomatoes 250 gm
  • Plum 50 gm
  • Fresh coriander leaves ½ bunch
  • Mint leaves ½ bunch
  • Chaat masala 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves 6
  • Ginger 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil ½ cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Mix yellow food color in 2 tbsp yogurt. Keep aside.

  2. Add one cup water, crushed red chili, turmeric, red chili powder, salt, one cup oil, mix all spice, ginger garlic paste, nutmeg powder, mace powder, star anise and remaining yogurt in a pan. Mix well.

  3. Then add meat and cook for 10 minutes.

  4. Then add potatoes and stir well. When potatoes becomes half tender then sprinkle foods color yogurt mixture over potatoes. Cook until chicken tender.

  5. Then add fried onions, tomatoes, plum, fresh coriander leaves, mint leaves, chaat masala, curry leaves, ginger and boiled rice.

  6. Now pour half cup oil over rice and steam for half an hour. Now off the stove.

  7. Delicious degi biryani is ready to serve. Serve with raita.

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  1. Not good

    on Jun 16 2015 8:50AM Report Abuse AHMED
  2. Ujaa first boil rice then follow remaining steps. thanks

    on Mar 7 2015 12:44PM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  3. Rice never boild ????

    on Mar 5 2015 10:15AM Report Abuse UJAA
  4. Dia, no need of layering. Just spread boiled rice over prepared qorma and keep it on dum. This is tried and tested recipe so don't worry about result.

    on Jan 11 2015 6:59AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  5. qorma me direct rice daal k dum dena hy? layers nai lagani?

    on Jan 11 2015 3:02AM Report Abuse DIA
  6. In this recipe chicken is used you can use beef or mutton also. thanks

    on Jan 10 2015 2:10PM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  7. recipe not written very clearly quite confusing

    on Jan 9 2015 8:00AM Report Abuse NAZ
  8. Reza, you can use any meat for the recipe like chicken, mutton or beef. It's up to you.

    on Jan 9 2015 6:37AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  9. Was biriyani of meat and chicken? Mixed?

    on Jan 9 2015 6:14AM Report Abuse REZA
  10. very delicious, but the way of writing the recipe is really confusing.

    on Dec 20 2013 7:16PM Report Abuse SHAM

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