Quick Chicken Biryani

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Total Time:
35-40 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Chicken legs - 4 pieces
  • Soaked rice - 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves - 4 sprigs
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tbsp
  • Powdered masalas
  • Haldi - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Dhaniya powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Whole masalas
  • Cloves - 2-3
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Peppercorns - 7-10
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli - 1

How to Make Quick Chicken Biryani

  • Put chicken in water and boil it with 1/4 tsp of haldi, cloves, cardamom, peppercorns, a green chilli cut in two.
  • In a pressure cooker, heat some oil and add whole masalas.
  • Once they start spluttering, add some ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add the powdered masalas and a little water for the masala to cook. Keep stirring every couple of minutes.
  • Once the water evaporates, add the chicken.
  • Add rice and mix well with the chicken.
  • Add some water, and close the lid.
  • Turn off the heat after 3 whistles.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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