Friday, June 8, 2012

Chicken Biriyani 2

Marinating Chicken
Chicken: 1800gms
Chilli powder: 1tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1tsp
Garam Masala: 1tsp
Salt: needed
Oil: needed for frying chicken
Basmathi Rice: 5 cups
Cardamom Pods: 5
Cloves: 5
Cinnamon Stick 1” piece: 4
Bay leaves: 2
Pepper corns: 1tsp
Carrot: 2
Cooked Green Peas: ½ cup
Salt: needed
Lemon: 1
Ghee: 1tsp
Onion: 10
Tomato: 5
Garlic paste: ½ cup
Ginger Paste: ½ cup
Green chilli: 8
Coriander leaves: 1 ½ bunch
Mint Leaves: 1 bunch
Chilli powder: 1tbsp+1tbsp
Biriyani Masala Powder: 1tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Garam Masala: 2tsp+
Curd/yogurt: ¾ cup
Lemon: 1
Oil/Ghee: ¼ cup
For layering
Ghee: 2tbsp
Tomato: 3-4
Fried onion: 2 onions
Coriander leaves chopped: needed
Mint leaves Chopped: needed
Lemon: 1
Red Food Color: 1/4tsp
Garam Masala: needed
Method Of Preparation
Chicken Fry
Cut the chicken to big pieces, wash and drain
In a bowl take chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt. Add chicken pieces to it.
Marinate to about 2 hours.

Heat oil in pan and fry the chicken pieces till it is ¾ cooked. ( don’t put the flame in low and cook, Put in normal flame cook till the all sides become brown)
Take out and keep aside.
Heat oil/ghee in a pan(u can use the same oil which u used for frying chicken), add chopped onion and salt, when onion turns brown, add ginger and garlic paste. Stir till the raw smells goes.

Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, biriyani masala, garam masala. Stir for a minute.
Now add the chopped tomatoes to it.
When tomatoes get cooked well, add chopped coriander and mint leaves.
Stir and put in very low flame and add curd to it, stir well and add chicken pieces and lemon juice to it.
Keep in low flame to about 10-15 minutes.
Switch off the flame and keep aside.

Wash and soak rice to about ½ an hour.
Boil enough water by adding salt, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves and pepper corns.
Add ghee and lemon juice to it.
When water boils add rice, when rice is 85% cooked add cooked green peas and carrot. And again when it boils for a minute drain the rice and keep aside.
Chop the tomatoes in round shape.
Take an air tight lid pan, Keep on flame and put in very low flame.
Add 1tbsp ghee to it. Rotate the pan.
Spread the round tomato pieces at the bottom of the pan.

Add the full prepared chicken masala on top of the tomato and spread evenly.

Sprinkle some fried onion, coriander leaves, mint leaves, and garam masala.
Then add the rice over to the masala and spread evenly.

Add ghee, lemon juice, Sprinkle some fried onion, coriander leaves, mint leaves, and garam masala.
In ½ tbsp. water, dissolve the food color and add to it. (this step is not at all necessary)

Close with a lid and increase the flame for 40seconds and put in low flame to about 35-45 minutes and switch off the flame.
Open the lid only after half an hour.
You can take the rice and masala separate and serve or you can take the rice from above and take the chicken pieces from it and again add the rice to it and mix the rice and masala well and serve with the chicken piece on top.

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Sangeetha M said...

Very delicious chicken biryani,long back I tried this layered biryani...lovely step wise pics n well made!!

Akila said...

My mouth is watering here

Shabbu said...

yummy biriyani...delicious..
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Mélange said...

Yummy biriyani..AM drooling to have some.

Princy Vinoth said...

wow this is wonderful..i will try it soon.

R.Punitha said...

Hi Fasee,

WoW !!!!!!!

My favourite Briyani:-)

Nice presentation as usual Fasee :)

Take care...

Priya Suresh said...

Slurp mouthwatering here..Delicious and super tempting..

Shri said...

Sounds scrumptious Faseela!

Reshmi said...

mouthwatering.. great effort there.. lovely faseelaa

zareena said...

Lovely and delicious biryani

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Nice and tempting biriyani,sounds delicious....

Julie said...

Yummilicious biriyani,loved the tomato layering..will try sometime!!

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Asiya Omar said...

Great work.Superbly done.Delicious.

@lekshmi said...

mouthwatering Biriyani!!!!!!!!!!1