Kerala Simple & Great Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

A rice item with chicken that goes well with papad, raita and pickle

Kerala Simple & Great Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

A rice item with chicken that goes well with papad, raita and pickle

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By Lissy Thomas

Published On: 23 Nov 2005

Rating: 4
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40 Minutes
Served : 7
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Grind together the ingredients for marinating the chicken into a fine paste.

Step 2

Marinate the chicken with the above paste for 2 to 3 hours.

Step 3

Cook the rice with lots of water. Do not over cook it.

Step 4

Before straining the water off, add 1 tbsp of lemon juice along with enough salt.

Step 5

Heat oil in a thick bottom pan.

Step 6

When the oil is warm, add finely chopped onions and sautT till it turns brown.

Step 7

Add cardamom, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves and cloves.

Step 8

When the smell of the whole spices comes, add ginger and garlic and sautT it for a while.

Step 9

Add the marinated chicken.

Step 10

When the chicken is cooked and the gravy gets to thicken, add coriander leaves and split green chillies and remove it from the fire.

Step 11

Heat ghee in another pan.

Step 12

Fry cashew nuts, raisins and the onions. Keep them aside.

Step 13

In the same ghee, add the thinly chopped carrots and sautT for a while.

Step 14

Add the carrots to the cooked rice and mix well.

Step 15

Soak the saffron in warm milk for a while.

Step 16

Grease a big vessel with butter and layer the rice and cooked chicken.

Step 17

Pour the soaked saffron over the rice.

Step 18

Bake it for 20 minutes at 180 C.

Step 19

Garnish with fried cashews, raisins and onions.

Step 20

Finally, sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.

Step 21

:- Serve hot.

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