How to make it

  • 1.Marinate the Chicken with the ingredients listed for marinade,mix well and keep aside for about 1/2 an hour.
  • 2.Boil the water for Rice along with all the spices listed under For Rice.
  • 3.Add salt to the boiling water and taste it,It shouldnt be too salty.It should bejust right
  • 4.Cook the Rice till its 1/2 done.That is it breaks when you put some pressure to it,but it still looks hard and undercooked.Turn off the flame.
  • 5.Drain out all the water. Spread out the Rice on a large Flat PlateNow to half of this rice mix the saffron soaked milk
  • 6.In a wok or a kadhai,cook the chickentill its just done.Do not add any extra oil.
  • 7.Then in a deep vessel layer the chicken and rice alternatively.Make sure that the Chicken is at the bottom,white rice in the middle and the Saffron mixed Rice is at the top.Sprinkle the nuts.Cover with a tight lid.seal it with sone dough on all sides,or else put some weight on the lid and let it slow cook on dum(pressure)for 30mins,Of which the first 5 mins @ high flame 15 mins @ medium flame and 10 mins on a low flame.
Putting together ingredients for the marinade   Close
Cooking the Chicken   Close
Mixing saffron with half of the Rice   Close
Layering the Biryani.Chicken @ the bottom,White rice in the middle and finally the saffron mixed rice @ the top   Close
Cover tightly with Foil or seal the lid with dough.Make sure that steam does NOT escape from the pot.   Close
Cover tightly & cook for 30 mins over a slow flame.Do not hurry.   Close
After 30-40 mins.Voila!Delicious Chicken Biryani is ready.   Close

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  • nativeprincess 10 years ago
    Wonderful post...sounds incredible )
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  • smithsmile 10 years ago
    Its an all time favourite for me all your recipes too.
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  • ambus 10 years ago
    OHHH...I love biryani.Thank you so much for sharing your recipe.This sounds so good!
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