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Spicy Chicken Biryani

Spicy Chicken Biryani
Prep Time
10-15 mins
Cook Time

40 minutes

Chef Rahat provides this wonderful tasty, mouthwatering biryani. Definately serve this dish to your guests and in no time you will get compliments pouring in.
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  • Large onions (fried) 2
  • Potatoes 300g
  • Rice (basmati) 1kg
  • Oil 1/4 cup
  • Chicken 1kg
  • Tomatoes (sliced) 4-5
  • Coriander powder 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tbsp
  • Cumin whole 1 pinch
  • Red chilli powder 1 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbsp
  • Water as required
  • Food coloring 1/4 tsp
  • Whole black peppers 3-4
  • Cardamom 2-3
  • Nutmeg and cardamom powder 1-1 1/2 tsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Ginger and garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies (whole) 5-6
  • Mint leaves 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves 2 tbsp
  • Ginger (julienned) 1 tbsp
  • Screwpine essence (Kewra) 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves 1/2 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Boil rice with cumin, cardamom, clove, whole black pepper, curry leaves, nutmeg powder and mint leaves.

  2. Fry the potatoes in oil. Strain and reserve the oil.

  3. In a pan add tomatoes and the fried onions.

  4. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, whole cumin, cardamom, clove, salt, whole black peppers. Mix then add a little bit water.

  5. Add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  6. Add the fried potatoes and cover with lid for 3-4 minutes

  7. Add julienned ginger, curry leaves, salt, green chillies, ginger/garlic paste and add water. Mix thoroughly.

  8. Now add the boiled rice to the mixed curry on top of it.

  9. In a cupful of yogurt add a little water to mix and place on top of the rice.

  10. Mix the kewra, cardamom powder, food color and water. Pour in a circle on the rice.

  11. Add lemon juice and scatter the mint leaves with coriander leaves.

  12. Place a cloth on top of the rice and place the lid for 25 minutes.

  13. With a slotted spoon mix the rice and curry mixture lightly and invert onto serving plate.

  14. Garnish with coriander.

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  1. Today i cooked be the help of this recipe! It was truely delicious and as per my bros wish!! It tastes like ready made biryani we use to buy from shops.. Thankyou for wonderful recipe :)

    on Dec 8 2013 8:38AM Report Abuse RANI
  2. nice recipes

    on Oct 18 2012 1:28AM Report Abuse MAHA
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    on Apr 23 2010 10:01PM Report Abuse TIM KANCIRUK
  4. nice post. thanks.

    on Apr 4 2010 5:42AM Report Abuse PHARMACY TECH

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