Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy and yummy biriyani within minutes

Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy and yummy biriyani within minutes

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 24 Nov 2013

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Step 1 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 1

Soak basmati rice in water for at least 20 mins. Set aside.

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Step 2 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and fry for 2 mins.

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Step 3 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 3

Add chopped onion and saute till it turns light brown.

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Step 4 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 4

Add chicken and mix well with the onion.

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Step 5 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 5

Mix together curd, ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, salt and garam masala powder with 1 cup of water in a bowl.

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Step 6 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 6

Add into the chicken. Saute for 1 minute, till it changes to light brown colour.

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Step 7 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 7

Cover and cook the chicken till it forms a thick gravy.

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Step 8 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 8

Heat 2 tsp of oil and fry the potatoes lightly.

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Step 9 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 9

Add some food colour over the potatoes.

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Step 10 Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Recipe

Step 10

Cook basmati rice in lots of water. Add some oil and salt till its half cooked. Strain the water.

Step 11

Mix the food colour with a little milk.

Step 12

Heat 1 tbsp oil and 1/2 tbsp ghee in a vessel.

Step 13

Add sliced onions and saute for 8-10 mts till they turn dark brown in colour. Keep aside.

Step 14

Add the food colour, rose essence, metta attar, with lukewarm milk and combine well. Keep aside.

Step 15

To prepare the biriyani, take a wide deep vessel and add 2 tbsp of oil. Spread it over the vessel.

Step 16

Add some rice in the bottom of the vessel and keep the potato pieces.

Step 17

Add chicken on top of the potatoes.

Step 18

Add half cooked rice on top.

Step 19

Spread the fried onion over the rice and put fried cashew nuts and kismis.

Step 20

Put the combined lukewarm milk on all the sides and on top of the rice.

Step 21

Add 1 tbsp of ghee on top of the rice.

Step 22

Place the vessel over an iron tawa and cover with lid. Place a heavyweight over the lid.

Step 23

Reduce to low flame and heat for 10 minutes.

Step 24

Remove weight and the lid.

Step 25

Combine gently.

Step 26

:- Serve hot with raita and curry of your choice

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