Minty Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Minty Chicken Biryani

  • Heat oil in a large pan and add the garam masala ingredients and onions.
  • Saute the onions for a while.
  • Add the mint leaves, ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, green chillies, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds powder and salt.
  • Fry the mixture for a while, adding a little water.
  • Add the chicken pieces and saute for 10-15 minutes.
  • Pour some water, shut the pan and cook on medium flame.
  • Separately cook the basmati rice (for 3 cups rice, add 4.5 cups of water, ensuring that the rice is not sticky).
  • Soak a pinch of saffron in a little water.
  • Roast the cashews and raisins separately and keep aside.
  • In a large dish, put in a layer of rice. Sprinkle a little saffron water.
  • Add some chicken masala to this and mix.
  • Then again add another layer of rice, saffron water and chicken masala.
  • Repeat the layers until complete.
  • Toss in the cashews and raisins, mint and coriander leaves and serve.