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Yakhni Biryani

Yakhni Biryani
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

40 Mins

A different method of making an appetizing chicken and rice dish. It has a marvelous taste and has many spices which gives a rich taste to it.
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Source:  Chef Zakir Qureshi
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  • Chicken pieces ½ kg
  • Rice 300 gm (soaked)
  • Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • Onion 1
  • Green chilies 8
  • Whole hot spices 25 gm
  • Turmeric powder 2 tbsp
  • Water 1 cup
  • Star Anise 5
  • Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  • Ginger, garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Clarified butter 1 cup + 4 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat clarified butter in a pot and fry the onions, chicken, and ginger garlic paste.

  2. Put fennel seeds and coriander powder in a muslin pouch and add to the pot.

  3. When chicken changes colour add hot spices, salt, turmeric powder, green chilies and water.

  4. Fry and remove from flame.

  5. In a separate pot boil rice with aniseed flowers, cumin seeds and salt.

  6. Layer cooked rice on top of chicken in the pot and pour 4 tbsp clarified butter over it.

  7. Cover with a tight lid and steam on very low heat for 15 minutes or until done.

  8. Mix and serve hot.

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  1. It is ver nice

    on Aug 27 2015 9:39AM Report Abuse AYESHA BASHIR

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