Pakistani masaledar chicken biryani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • basmati rice - 2 cups
  • chicken - 1/2 kg
  • curd - 1.5 cup
  • turmeric pdr - 1/2 tsp
  • chilly pdr - 2 tsp
  • dhaniya pdr - 3 tsp
  • jeera pdr - 1/2 tsp
  • ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • green chillies - 5 nos
  • garam masala pdr - 1/2 tsp
  • cinnamon - 3 pieces
  • clove - 6 nos
  • cardamom - 4 nos
  • onion - 4 large
  • cashews - 20 nos
  • raisins - 10 nos
  • ghee - 1/4 cup
  • oil - 1/4 cup
  • pudina chopped - 1/2 bunch
  • coriander - 1/2 bunch chopped
  • salt to taste

How to Make Pakistani masaledar chicken biryani

  • Wash and soak for 10 mins. Drain and keep aside. Clean and cut chicken in medium pieces.
  • Marinate the chicken in curd, all powders, ginger, garlic paste, slitted green chilly, salt for 1 hr.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a kadai, fry onion till golden brown and keep aside.
  • In the remaining oil, fry cashews and raisins and keep aside.
  • Remove the oil from kadai and put the marinated chicken in it .
  • Cook till its half done adding 2 cups of water.
  • In a vessel, heat little oil add the rice and fry for 2-3 mins.
  • Add spices, half fried onion to it.
  • Measure the stock of the chicken and pour in 1:1.5 ratio.
  • Add chopped pudina and coriander leaves and salt.
  • Cook for 10-15 mins close it with a lid.
  • When water dries off, cook on low flame for 5-10 mins pour ghee on top.
  • Garnish with fried onions, raisins and cashews.
  • Serve with boiled eggs and raitha.

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