Kerala Simple & Yummy Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy to make chicken biriyani

Kerala Simple & Yummy Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy to make chicken biriyani

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 02 Aug 2006

Rating: 3
15 Votes, 3 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Clean the chicken well.

Step 2

Apply well 1 tsp of turmeric powder and salt over the chicken and keep it for 1 hr.

Step 3

:- Don¦t use the chicken¦s liver.

Step 4

Crush the ingredients which are to be made into a paste and keep it separately.

Step 5

For cooking the chicken:-
1)Fry the marinated chicken in oil.

Step 6

To the remaining oil, fry onion(1/3 of the onion) till golden brown.

Step 7

Add powdered cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, pepper, coriander powder and fry for 2 mins.

Step 8

Stir in low fire.

Step 9

Add cut coriander leaves & mint leaves to it and stir for 1 min.

Step 10

Add crushed ginger, green chillies and garlic and stir for 1 min.

Step 11

Add sliced tomato and stir, till tomato gets cooked

Step 12

Add salt.

Step 13

Add fried chicken pieces into it and mix well.

Step 14

Cover the lid and cook.

Step 15

When done, remove from fire.

Step 16

For cooking rice:-
1)Take rice and rinse it thoroughly in a sieve under cold running water.

Step 17

Heat 100 gm of dalda or ghee in a pan.

Step 18

Fry cashews & raisins in it & transfer to another dish.

Step 19

To the remaining ghee, add 1/3rd of the onions and fry till golden brown.

Step 20

Now to a little ghee, add 1/3rd of the onion & fry till medium brown.

Step 21

Add 2 kg of water & salt to taste.

Step 22

Bring it to a boil.

Step 23

Add washed rice into it & boil.

Step 24

Lower the flame, cover and cook for some time. Stir occasionally.

Step 25

When water evaporates completely, add biriyani colour mixed with 2 - 3 drops of water and mix well.

Step 26

Switch off the fire.

Step 27

Cover using a lid and keep for 1 hr.

Step 28

For serving:-
1)Take a small plate and place 2 tsp of fried cashews, onion & raisins, 1 chicken piece,1 tsp of masala on it.

Step 29

On top of it, add some rice & press well.

Step 30

Transfer to another serving dish in such a way that the masala comes on top.


Excellent and easy recipe to make. Biriyani turned out awesome.


Hey..its really a good recipe. I tried the same and it was really awesome. Thanks for the good recipe..

Kavitha Racharla

Very Good and ease one

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