Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

A tasty rice item made with basmati rice and chicken

Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

A tasty rice item made with basmati rice and chicken

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By elsa thomas(pachakam..

Published On: 22 Aug 2002

Rating: 4
15 Votes, 10 Reviews
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45 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Peel and cut the onions into thin long pieces.

Step 2

Fry the cashew nuts and raisins with a little ghee till they become golden brown in colour. Keep them aside.

Step 3

Fry half of the onions in the remaining ghee until they are crispy.(You can sprinkle some salt over the fried onions to keep them crispy)

Step 4

Saute` the remaining onions in oil until they turn into slightly golden brown.

Step 5

Grind ginger, garlic and poppy seeds into a fine paste.

Step 6

Chop finely the mint , coriander and curry leaves.

Step 7

Heat a big vessel and add the chicken pieces, the chopped leaves, the ground paste, the cooked onions, yoghurt, salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and 1 cup of lime juice.

Step 8

Cook this until the chicken is done well and very little gravy is left.

Step 9

Take some water in another vessel and add the remaining lime juice, some salt followed by 2-3 pieces of cloves and a big piece of cinnamon stick.

Step 10

Keep this on stove and when the water startes boiling, add the basmati rice.

Step 11

When the rice is just about done, drain the rice and spread it in a paper or aluminiun foil and keep it under the fan to cool it.(take care that the rice is not cooked too much)

Step 12

Mix the rice with the cooked chicken masala. This is done by taking a vessel and first putting some masala in the botom.

Step 13

Add rice and spread it as a layer on top of the chicken masala.

Step 14

Sprinkle the pineapple essence(diluted with water) in between.

Step 15

Garnish with the fried, crispy onions, nuts and raisins on top.
Bake this for a few minutes.

Step 16

:- Serve the Chicken Biriyani North Indian Style hot with raita, pickle and papad.
:- Enjoy the Chicken Biriyani!!

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abc

Very good recipe..

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susan

i will give 5 star. I tried with lemon juice for the first time. It was excellent.

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NIDHI NAIR

This iz the first time am making a biriyani and it turned out quiet well. Thankz a lot..

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roney

adi poli super biriyani recipe

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Lolina

Too Good...tastes yummy...and very easy to make...Thanks!!!

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monica

This biriyani recipe is just superb!!! Hats off to pachakam.com and all its contributors. Since I am in US ,I look up for recipes almost daily-for olan,aviyal,fried rice,beef roast,biriyani,cutlet......the list is endless.

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susan

i tried it. really gr8

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Emi Antony

Hey Elsa,the recipe was excellent!one good thing that i noticed about this recipe is that you neednt marinate chicken ..so saves time .. yet taste remains ..Grt!!!

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Hari

Great recipe!! It was really good :D

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Reeza

I tried. Very easy to make.

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