Chicken Briyani – Dum Style
Chicken briyani
Servings Prep Time
4people 1hour
Servings Prep Time
4people 1hour
  • Onions(big size) – 6nos
  • Tomatoes(medum size) – 5-6nos
  • Coriander leaves(approx 1/2 cup) –
  • Mint leaves(approx 1 cup) – 1big
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2tbsp
  • Red chilli powder 3/4tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4tsp
  • Cardamom 5nos
  • Aniseeds – 1/4tsp
  • Kalpasi – 1piece
  • Bay leaves – 1no
  • Cloves 5nos
  • Cinnamon – 1big
  • Ghee(to fry rice) – 2tsp
  • Oil 10tsp
  • Salt(to taste.) –
  • Water(as reqd) –
  • Coriander powder 1/4tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/4tsp
  • Chicken – 3/4kg
  • Basmati rice(2- 8 oz cups) – 2cups
  1. Heat the ghee and then add the washed and drained rice and fry lightly. :-Don`t stir it too much because the rice breaks off.
  2. Fry for about 3 mins or so and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a deep non stick pan and add cardmom, aniseeds, kalpasi, bay leaves, cloves, Cinnamon and fry lightly.
  4. Now add the ginger garlic paste and fry it till all the raw smell goes and it turns light golden brown. :- Make sure you don`t burn it. Watch out as this may splatter so much. put it in slow heat when you`re frying this to avoid splattering.
  5. Add the sliced onions (save a few for the chicken) and fry till golden brown.
  6. Add the cut mint and coriander leaves and fry it.
  7. Add tomatoes and fry it till oil separates.
  8. Add red chilly powder and fry it.
  9. Add about 5 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  10. Add fried rice and put the flame in medium slow and put a tava (thick stone kind) and the flame and put this dish on top of it.
  11. Close the dish and cook it for about 20 minutes, the rice would be ready.
  12. For cooking chicken take a pan and put oil in it and then fry few onions.
  13. Add red chilly powder, coriander powder and chicken.
  14. Add water and cook it for about 15 -20 mins and keep it in low flame till all the water is drained.
  15. Add this to rice.