Basic Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 5-6 tsp - oil
  • 2 - chopped onions
  • 2 - chopped tomatoes
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 4 - cardamoms
  • 4 - cloves
  • 4 - cinnamons
  • 2 tsp - curd
  • 1/2 - lime
  • 10 leaves - mint
  • 250 g - chicken
  • 3 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 50 g - coriander leaves
  • 1.5 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 10 - roasted cashews

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.

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