Monday, December 22, 2008


CHICKEN BIRIYANI

(To serve 4 to 5 persons)

Ingredients:

  1. Biryani rice(Basmathi) :2cups
  2. Chicken:300gms
  3. Sliced onion : 2nos.
  4. Small tomato cut : 2pcs.
  5. Oil : ¼ cup
  6. Salt : 2 tsps.
  7. Lime juice : of one fruit.
  8. Green Chillies : 8 nos.
  9. Garlic : 1 big pod.
  10. Ginger : 1 1/2inch pc.
  11. Pudina Leaves : 1 bunch minced.
  12. Coriander Leaves : 1 bunch minced.
  13. Grind item 8,9,10 into fine paste.

Whole Masala:

  • Cinnamon : 1 Inch piece.
  • Cloves : 4 nos.
  • Cardamom : 2
    nos.
  • Somph seeds : 1/2tsps.

Marination:

  • Chicken : cut into small pieces.
  • Curd : 1 to 11/2 cups
  • Chillepowder :
    1/2tsp.
  • Green chillies,garlic,Gingerpaste: Half quantity of item number
    13/ingredients.
  • Half quantity of minced pudina ,Coriander leaves and salt.
  • *All spice powder : 1 tsp.
*All spice powder isprepared by grinding following items seperately. Cinnamon 1Inchpiece,Cloves 3Nos,Somph seeds1/2tsps, Cardamom 2Nos.

Method:

  • Soak rice in water for ½ hour.
  • Marinate the chicken with the marinating masalakeep overnight or 2 to 3 hours.
  • Boil 6 cups of water, then add rice and little saltand cook.When the rice is half done strain it well and keep aside.
  • Sprinkle littlekesar powder for colour.
  • Now take a thick bottomed vessel or a cooker .Pour littleoil and heat.
  • Add the whole masala and fry.
  • Then add sliced onion and frytill golden brown. Add the remaining chillies,garlic,ginger paste and fry.
  • Add thechicken pieces withmarination. Finally add the cut tomatoes check for salt ,close thecooker /vessel and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Now take a separate vessel take little geethen make alternate layers of rice and chicken masala( the chicken masala shouldnot be dry. If it is too dry add ½ cup of milk while setting the layer ) Add lime juice and the remaining minced pudina,coriander leaves and close. Keep the vessel on sim fire for
    1/2hour. Mix well before serving.

2 comments:

ambika said...

Hi Aunty,

Finally you revealed your briyani recipe.

This will be very helpful to impress Vicky:)

ambika said...

Please post the recipe for Veg Thiyal.