Kerala Top Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy Chicken Biriyani/Fried Rice/Pulao

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Kerala Top Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Easy Chicken Biriyani/Fried Rice/Pulao

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

By Accamma Joy

Published On: 02 Aug 2005

Rating: 4
11 Votes, 6 Reviews
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45 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

For preparing rice:-(can be used for both Fried rice and Biriyani)
1)Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a vessel on a low flame.

Step 2

Add cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

Step 3

When it crackles, add rice and stir-fry for 2 mins.

Step 4

Add water, a chicken cube of Maggi tastemaker and a little salt and stir well.

Step 5

Cover and allow it to cook on a high flame.

Step 6

Simmer, till it is cooked and all water is dried up.

Step 7

:- Be careful not to burn the bottom.
:- Check with a spoon. If not well cooked, add a little more water and simmer covering with the lid.

Step 8

For preparing chicken:-
1)Crush or grind roughly, the small onions, garlic, green chillies and ginger separately.

Step 9

Grind together pepper powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and cashewnuts into a paste adding sufficient water.

Step 10

Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a frying pan on a low flame.

Step 11

Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.

Step 12

Add crushed or ground small onions followed by ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute`.

Step 13

When a nice smell comes, add the ground masala paste and stir well.

Step 14

Add a few coriander leaves.

Step 15

:- If not available, you can add a tsp of coriander powder.

Step 16

Add tomato pieces and stir well.

Step 17

Add curd and mix well.

Step 18

Add chicken pieces and salt.

Step 19

Stir well for a while.

Step 20

Add a cup of water and stir well.

Step 21

Cover and cook on a low flame.

Step 22

Remove from the flame when chicken is soft and the gravy is thick.

Step 23

Fry the sliced onion in a tbsp of ghee and oil, till brown.

Step 24

For mixing rice and chicken:-
a)For Biriyani:-
1)Pour 1 or 2 tsp of ghee in a vessel.

Step 25

Add a layer of rice.

Step 26

If you want colour, add a drop of it too.

Step 27

Add chicken curry followed by rice.

Step 28

Repeat the placement of rice and chicken in alternate layers.

Step 29

Add a few drops of lemon juice in between.

Step 30

Top with fried onions.

Step 31

Keep in oven for 1 min.

Step 32

b)For fried rice:-
1)Saute small onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies (ground).

Step 33

Saute the vegetables.

Step 34

Add salt, maggi tastemaker, 1 tsp of soya sauce and a little vinegar.

Step 35

Add cooked rice and fry well.

Step 36

c)For vegetable pulao:-
1)Saute small onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies (ground).

Step 37

Saute the vegetables.

Step 38

Add salt, maggi tastemaker and a little lemon juice and mix well.


Excellent, we tried...good


my dear, When u make curry for biryani try adding a handful of mintleaves,and see the difference.i am shure u like it


pls mention how to prepare this without an oven. nice recipe. thanks


very simple and tasty recipe.


plz mention how much chicken to use!!!

regina a new wife...and a new cook too.(just 3months of cooking).The apartment i live does not have a oven. my husband loves ckn biryani. how can i do this without an oven??? THANK U

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