Hyderabadi Pudina biryani

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Total Time:
9 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - chicken/mutton pieces
  • 1 tbsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 4 tbsp - lime juice
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • 1/2 bunch -mint
  • 1 bunch - coriander
  • 2 tbsp - desiccated coconut
  • 1 handful - roasted peanuts
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 6 - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric powder
  • 1/2 - onion
  • 3 - green chillies
  • 6 cloves - garlic
  • 1/2 inch piece - ginger
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 - large chopped onion
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 5 - cardamoms
  • Rice - 2 cups, washed and drained
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 - bay leaves
  • A mix of 1 chopped and fried onion, some roasted nuts and raisins, some chopped coriander and 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 - medium potatoes - cut in half
  • Boiled eggs - 4

How to Make Hyderabadi Pudina biryani

  • Mix chicken with garlic ginger paste, lime juice, and salt and leave to marinate for 4-8 hrs.
  • Grind mint, coriander leaves, desiccated coconut, roasted peanuts, coriander seeds, pepper corns, turmeric powder, onion green chillies, garlic and ginger with some water to a smooth paste.
  • In the pressure cooker, heat ghee, fry onions, cinnamon stick, cardamom and then add the ground masala little by little and fry well.
  • Then add chicken pieces and potatoes and stir well, add salt, fry well for few mins, tossing gently.
  • Add 1.5 glasses water and wait till it boils, close and pressure cook up to 1 whistle.
  • Separate the water from the cooker and use this water, while cooking rice.
  • Add salt and bay leaves to rice water.
  • When rice is done, make alternate layers of rice and the chicken, rice at the bottom and top.
  • For each layer sprinkle a bit of the mix of chopped onions, roasted nuts, raisins, chopped coriander and lime juice.
  • Close and steam till the rice is done.
  • Place the boiled eggs on top along with the garnishing.

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