Masaledar Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
90-120 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Masaledar Chicken Biryani

  • Wash and cut the chicken into small pieces. Drain the excess water.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, curd and salt.
  • Mix well and marinate for an hour.
  • Wash and clean the rice. Soak it in 7 cups of water.
  • Heat ghee or butter in a pressure cooker.
  • Add the onions and fry until it becomes brown and crispy.
  • Add the chopped green chillies and saute for another minute.
  • Add the marinated chicken and cook until all the water evaporates.
  • Now grind together the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and poppy seeds.
  • Mix the powder into the chicken and saute for a few seconds.
  • Turn off the heat and add the chopped coriander and mint leaves. Mix well.
  • Now add the soaked rice into the chicken and put enough salt. Stir very well.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker without the whistle and cook until the steam starts coming out.
  • Now put the whistle on and turn the heat off. Let it remain for 20 minutes.
  • Open the lid and garnish the biryani with cashewnuts and raisins.