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Pudina flavored Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Fry some onions and chillies with garlic in ghee for 4 minutes. Allow it to cool.
  • Fry the basmati rice in ghee for 1 minute and keep it aside.
  • Grind the fried onions and chillies to a paste.
  • Prepare ginger-garlic paste.
  • Heat a pan and pour the remaining ghee and oil. Fry the cloves, cinnamon and biryani leaves.
  • Add the remaining onions and fry again.
  • Add the chicken pieces and fry for 4 minutes.
  • Add pudina and malli leaves.
  • After 4 minutes, add the ground onion paste and coconut milk.
  • Allow it to fry for another 5 minutes.
  • Add boiled water (almost double the amount of rice ).
  • Allow the mixture to boil for a few minutes, then add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Now add the rice. Close the lid and keep on medium flame. Add the whistle.
  • Switch off the flame immediately after one whistle.
  • When the pressure subsides, serve the biryani hot with raita.