Madras Chicken Biriyani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Cornish hens - 2
  • Coriander powder - 3 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 3 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 2
  • Elaichi - 2
  • Cloves - 4
  • Bay leaf - 4
  • Garlic - 1, small size
  • Ginger - 1, medium size
  • Onion - 1, big size
  • A small bunch of coriander
  • Tomato - 1, medium size
  • Chillies - 5
  • Basmati rice - 4 cups
  • Ghee and oil - 4 tsp

How to Make Madras Chicken Biriyani

  • Peel the skin from the chicken and cut them into small pieces.
  • Add all powders and salt.
  • Cook in a separate pot.
  • Grind chilli, garlic, ginger, onion, tomato and coriander bunch (grind everything separately).
  • In a cooker, add the ghee and oil.
  • Add cinnamon, elaichi, cloves, bay leaves and the ground mix.
  • Fry till the oil comes out (cook in medium fire).
  • When it turns yellowish, add the cooked chicken and mix it for 3 minutes.
  • Add water (2 cups of rice needs 3 cups of water).
  • Do measure because sometimes, the cooked chicken will have some water.
  • When it boils, add rice and close the cooker after placing the weight.
  • Keep it for 5 minutes and mix it well.

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