Chicken Dum Biriyani

Chicken Dum Biriyani is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 4
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400 g - Rice

400 g - Chicken

For Spices:

2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste

3 tbsp - Curd

1/2 tsp - Coriander powder

1/2 tsp - Cumin powder

1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder

1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

3 - Green chillies

1 - Medium size Tomato

4 - Medium size onions, sliced

3 tbsp - Garam masala/biryani masala

Salt to taste

Cooking oil

Coriander and mint, chopped


  1. Half-boil the rice. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Blend all the spices.
  3. Add salt as per taste
  4. Take a flat base aluminium container.
  5. Put 4 tbsp of oil and arrange all the chicken pieces on it.
  6. Apply the blended masala on the chicken.
  7. Mix some salt to the partially boiled rice and spread the rice evenly on the chicken and masala.
  8. Sprinkle the garam masala on the rice.
  9. Cover it properly and cook on low flame for 25 mins.
  10. Add oil to kadai and fry onion on medium flame till it turns golden brown.
  11. After the rice is done, add the fried onion and chopped coriander and mint and mix it well with the biriyani
  12. Put it on low flame again for another 5 mins.
  13. Serve with salad.

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