Kerala Tempting Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Spicy and delicious chicken biriyani

Kerala Tempting Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Spicy and delicious chicken biriyani

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

By Lissy Thomas

Published On: 17 Nov 2005

Rating: 4
6 Votes, 5 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 8
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Step 1

Grind together the ingredients for marinating, into a fine paste and marinate the chicken for 2 to 3 hrs.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan.

Step 5

Add finely chopped medium sized onions.

Step 6

When it turns brown, add cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon sticks and bay leaves.

Step 7

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

Step 8

Add the marinated chicken.

Step 9

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

Step 10

Heat ghee in another pan.

Step 11

Fry cashewnuts, raisins and the big onion (sliced finely) and keep aside for garnishing.

Step 12

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

Step 13

Add this to the cooked rice and mix well.

Step 14

Soak the saffron in warm milk for a while.

Step 15

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

Step 16

Pour the soaked saffron over the rice.

Step 17

Bake it for 20 minutes at 180 degree C.

Step 18

Garnish with fried cashews, raisins, onions and chopped coriander leaves.

Step 19

:- Serve hot.


i tried this recipe and it came out really well. I kept chicken overnight and added bit masalas with onion as well. Thanks for the recipe.

raji manoj

it is really tasty and very simple


amazing taste...thankyou!!!!!!!!!


Supreb!!Just great!!!!


One of best Chicken Biriyani I ever made. thanks Santosh

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