Friday, November 25, 2011

Delicious Chicken Biriyani


Chicken - 1 kg, Geera rice - 1kg,Big Onion - 1/2 kg

Small Onion - 1 cup ,Ginger & garlic paste -2 tsp,

Tomato -1 cup,Curd - 1/4 cup,cashewnut 20 nos,

Kismis 20 nos,Ghee 1/2 cup,oil - 1/2 cup,salt to taste,

Green chilli - 5 to 6 nos,garam masala powder- 1 tsp,cumin seeds - 1 tsp,pepper powder - 1 tsp,

Cinnamon - 2 inch pcs,cloves - 5 nos,cardomom-4 nos,kashmiri chilli powder - tsp,

coriander leaves - 3/4 cup,Pudina leaves - 3/4 cup,lime juice - 1 lemon,turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp,water - 3 1/2 glass (Big glass).

How to cook

First we will make the masala for Biriyani.

Wash and cut chicken into biriyani pieces( large).Mix kashmirir chilli powder, 1/2 tsp pepper powder,1/2 tsp garam masala powder,1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder,lemon juice ,salt and marinate chicken pieces with this paste and keep for 1 hour.After that shallow fry the chicken pieces and keep it aside.

Now keep a pot on the stove,pour some oil and saut onion,small onion,ginger and garlic paste, tomato and green chilli,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,pepper powder,cumin seeds,salt and saut for some time.Finally add curd,coriander and pudina leaves.Now the chicken masala is ready.

Now we will prepare the rice.

Wash and soak the rice and drain water 2-3 times to remove the dirt.(if any).Keep an pot on the stove and put ghee,cardomom,cloves ,cinnamon and boil water.Add salt to taste and put 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds and add the drained rice and cook for 20 minutes.After that add chicken masala ,layer by layer .Eg.First layer masala, next layer rice and so on.Finally garnish with roasted cashewnut,kismis,corianderleaves and pudina leaves and serve the biriyani.

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