Kerala Simple & Yummy Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

by Lakshmi RamNair
Easy to make chicken biriyani
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken(cut into big pieces) - 1 kg
  • Basmati rice - 1 kg
  • Dalda or Ghee - 250 gm
  • Onion(sliced finely & divided into three portions) - ½ kg
  • Tomato - ½ kg
  • Green chillies(crushed) - 100 gms
  • Ginger – 100 gms (4(crushed, 4) - 5 nos)
  • garlic(crushed) - 100 gms
Spices(powdered):
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken(cut into big pieces) - 1 kg
  • Basmati rice - 1 kg
  • Dalda or Ghee - 250 gm
  • Onion(sliced finely & divided into three portions) - ½ kg
  • Tomato - ½ kg
  • Green chillies(crushed) - 100 gms
  • Ginger – 100 gms (4(crushed, 4) - 5 nos)
  • garlic(crushed) - 100 gms
Spices(powdered):
Votes: 3
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Clean the chicken well.
  2. Apply well 1 tsp of turmeric powder and salt over the chicken and keep it for 1 hr.
  3. :- Don¦t use the chicken¦s liver.
  4. Crush the ingredients which are to be made into a paste and keep it separately.
  5. For cooking the chicken:- 1)Fry the marinated chicken in oil.
  6. To the remaining oil, fry onion(1/3 of the onion) till golden brown.
  7. Add powdered cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, pepper, coriander powder and fry for 2 mins.
  8. Stir in low fire.
  9. Add cut coriander leaves & mint leaves to it and stir for 1 min.
  10. Add crushed ginger, green chillies and garlic and stir for 1 min.
  11. Add sliced tomato and stir, till tomato gets cooked
  12. Add salt.
  13. Add fried chicken pieces into it and mix well.
  14. Cover the lid and cook.
  15. When done, remove from fire.
  16. For cooking rice:- 1)Take rice and rinse it thoroughly in a sieve under cold running water.
  17. Heat 100 gm of dalda or ghee in a pan.
  18. Fry cashews & raisins in it & transfer to another dish.
  19. To the remaining ghee, add 1/3rd of the onions and fry till golden brown.
  20. Now to a little ghee, add 1/3rd of the onion & fry till medium brown.
  21. Add 2 kg of water & salt to taste.
  22. Bring it to a boil.
  23. Add washed rice into it & boil.
  24. Lower the flame, cover and cook for some time. Stir occasionally.
  25. When water evaporates completely, add biriyani colour mixed with 2 - 3 drops of water and mix well.
  26. Switch off the fire.
  27. Cover using a lid and keep for 1 hr.
  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.
  29. On top of it, add some rice & press well.
  30. Transfer to another serving dish in such a way that the masala comes on top.
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3 comments

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Manju April 3, 2011 - 11:34 am

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

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Kavitha Racharla August 7, 2009 - 10:02 pm

Very Good and ease one

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PRATHEEKSHA ROBIN August 18, 2010 - 12:14 am

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

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