Kerala Simple & Nice Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

by RaniaK
A delicious festive dish
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Rating: 4
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Rice - 2 cups
  • Hot water - 4 cups
  • Chicken drumsticks - 8 nos
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Almonds(chopped)(Badam) - 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nuts(chopped) - 1/2 cup
  • Onions(finely chopped, medium) - 2 nos
  • Bay leaves(Karuga/Vazhana ela) - 4 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 5 nos
  • Black peppercorns(Kurumulaku) - 8 nos
  • Green cardamoms(Paccha elakka) - 4 nos
  • Brown cardamom(crushed) - 1 no
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 2 sticks
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(small) - 1 pc
  • Garlic pods - 2 nos
  • Ginger - 2 pc
  • Yoghurt - 1 cup
  • Saffron strands - 1 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Rice - 2 cups
  • Hot water - 4 cups
  • Chicken drumsticks - 8 nos
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Almonds(chopped)(Badam) - 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nuts(chopped) - 1/2 cup
  • Onions(finely chopped, medium) - 2 nos
  • Bay leaves(Karuga/Vazhana ela) - 4 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 5 nos
  • Black peppercorns(Kurumulaku) - 8 nos
  • Green cardamoms(Paccha elakka) - 4 nos
  • Brown cardamom(crushed) - 1 no
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 2 sticks
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(small) - 1 pc
  • Garlic pods - 2 nos
  • Ginger - 2 pc
  • Yoghurt - 1 cup
  • Saffron strands - 1 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Votes: 4
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Grind together garam masala, onion, ginger, garlic and yoghurt into a smooth paste.
  2. Rub it over the chicken and leave aside for 30 mins.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan or a kadai.
  4. Fry almonds and cashew nuts and set aside for garnish.
  5. In the same ghee, fry the onions crisp and reserve half for garnish.
  6. To the remaining onions, add the bay leaves, cloves, peppercorns, cardamom, cinnamon and turmeric powder and fry.
  7. Add chicken and cook for 20 mins.
  8. Add the rice, hot water, salt and cook over moderate heat until cooked.
  9. Dissolve saffron in a little warm water and add it to the rice.
  10. Garnish with the balance of fried onions and nuts.
  11. :- Serve hot.
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4 comments

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siraj June 1, 2009 - 11:30 am

it ismy first attempt, but it is ok

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soumya April 30, 2007 - 12:00 am

i tried this recipe and it came out good thank you

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Reshma July 8, 2006 - 12:00 am

This dish is really very very taste.

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RAM December 15, 2008 - 8:26 pm

Excellent recipe.

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