Basic Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Basic Chicken Biryani

  • Make a dry powder of two cloves, cardamoms and cinnamons.
  • Heat oil in a vessel, add the remaining cloves, cinnamons, cardamoms and bay leaf and fry. Add the chopped onions and fry.
  • Add the dry powder and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Fry well and add the chopped tomatoes. Fry until the oil separates.
  • Add chilli powder, fry for a minute, then add curd, mint and coriander leaves and fry.
  • Add chicken and salt and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add water. Once it boils, add lime juice and rice and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with roasted cashews.
  • Serve with onion raitha and chicken gravy.