Chicken Biriyani (Simmered)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Chicken Pieces - 1 lb.
  • Onion - 3 large
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Ginger - 1/4 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2 - 3
  • Pepper powder as per taste
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Whole garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashew nuts - 1 tbsp
  • Raisins - 1/2 tbsp

How to Make Chicken Biriyani (Simmered)

  • Clean basmati rice and place it in the colander.
  • Wash chicken pieces and mix it with coriander powder, garam masala powder, pepper powder and salt.
  • Fry chicken pieces in a pan.
  • In another pan , heat oil and add onions (cut lengthwise ), chopped ginger and garlic.
  • Add green chillies to this when it turns brown.
  • Add 1 glass of hot water and put fried chicken pieces into it.
  • Boil it on medium heat till it gets cooked.
  • Fry cashew nuts , raisins ,and onions in ghee for garnishing .
  • Heat rice with cardamom, aniseeds, cinnamon and cloves in ghee.
  • In a deep vessel, pour 5 glasses of hot water and cook it till all the water is absorbed.
  • Don't forget to mix salt into the hot water.
  • Layer rice and chicken masala in a greased flat baking vessel
  • Garnish the top of the rice with fried nuts and raisins .
  • Cover it with an aluminium foil and bake in 280 degrees C oven for 10 minutes.