April 28, 2013

Quick Chicken Biriyani...

I mean it ... it is a quick fix Chicken Biriyani...Easy to make and taste delicious.You can prepare this with the ingredients which is available in your pantry.


Chicken - 1 lb
Onion - 3 nos (medium size)
Tomato sauce - 3 tbsp
Red chilly Powder - 4 -5 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 3-4 tsp
Yogurt - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves- 1 cup.
Ginger garlic Paste - 1tbsp
Mint Leaves - 1 cups
Lime juice - 1/4 cup
Oil /ghee - 1 tbsp


  1. Soak the rice 20 minutes and drain.
  2. Mariante chicken with salt, turmeric,1 tsp of chilli powder and lime juice.
  3. Thinly slice onions.
  4. Saute thinly sliced onions until transparent , add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes.Add salt
  5. Now add tomato sauce, red chilly powder, turmeric powder,coriander powder, garam masala and saute until they are well combined, until get a good aroma.(dont burn!!!)
  6. At this stage add chicken and combine until all the masalas coat and get a slight sear add yogurt.
  7. Add the drained rice and mix it and fry for 2 minutes and add boiling water just as to cover the rice,chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves.Check for the salt.(water should taste slightly salty)
  8. Cover (which doesnt allow steam to go out tight fitting lid will do)and cook in low flame until all the water is absorbed.Should Flake the rice 2-3 times in between.This important so that it doesnt stick to the bottom.
  9. Once all the water is absorbed, remove the cover and switch off.
  10. Now serve warm with Raitha and Pickle...
You Can be fancy my garnishing with fried onions or chopped coriander, tomato flower etc..

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