Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Chicken Biryani Recipe| how to make chicken biryani

 Chicken Biryani Recipe.It is a delicious dish of Indian/ Asian rice which is often reserved for very special occasions such as weddings, parties or holidays. It has a long preparation, but the work is definitely worth it. For biryani, always use long grain rice. Basmati rice is an ideal variety to use with its fine and granular grains.
Chicken Biryani Recipe| how to make chicken biryani
Chicken Biryani Recipe| how to make chicken biryani

In fact, biryani seemed difficult when I started doing it. With the passage of time, by the grace of the Almighty, with repeated practice and cooking, I acquired the ability to do so.

Returning to today's recipe, this recipe does not require any biryani masala powder or spice mix. Yes, you read it right! With the basic ingredients available at home, you can make the best biryani at home.

Method

Mix the chicken in Greek yogurt, turmeric, chili powder and salt. Set aside and marinate for 25 minutes .

Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed saucepan on medium heat. Add green cardamom and fried cumin seeds for a few seconds. Add chopped onion and fry for 10-12 minutes on medium heat. Add chopped tomatoes and fry them while stirring well for 3 minutes. Puree with the back of a spoon. Add tomato puree and fry for another minute. Add chopped chili peppers with ginger and garlic paste. Fry for a minute

Add coriander powder, shake well and reduce heat. Now mix the marinated chicken well. Now heat on medium heat and cook the chicken for 3-4 minutes to seal the chicken pieces. season to taste. Reduce heat to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir the chicken in the middle of cooking, making sure it does not stick to the bottom of the pan. When it is too thick, add 50 ml of water.

Remove the pan from the heat and pour half the rice on the chicken and then half the milk of saffron, a pinch of garam masala, 1 tbsp of peppermint and 1 tbsp of cilantro. Put the remaining rice in layers and add the rest of the garnish.

Replace the lid and return the pan to a very low heat for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the biryani stand for 10 minutes. Serve hot with a selection of raita and onion salad.

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