Chicken Biryani in Coconut Milk

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - chicken
  • 2 cups - biryani rice or basmati rice
  • 3 - onions
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 2 - cinnamons
  • 4 - cloves
  • 1 tsp - anise
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 35 g - biryani powder
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • coconut milk from 1/2 coconut
  • 1 - ginger, small piece
  • 1 - garlic, full
  • 5 - red chillies
  • a few coriander leaves and mint leaves

How to Make Chicken Biryani in Coconut Milk

  • Grind the garlic, ginger, red chillies, cinnamons, cloves and anise.
  • Heat oil in a vessel. Add the chopped onions, tomatoes, bay leaves and saute for some time.
  • Add the garlic-chilli mixture, mint leaves, coriander leaves, cleaned chicken pieces and saute.
  • Add biryani powder and salt as per taste. Saute until the gravy is dry.
  • Add 4 cups of water and coconut milk and allow the gravy to boil.
  • Add the rice and keep the vessel in a pressure cooker. Cook for 3 whistles.

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