Kerala Top Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

by AccammaJoy
Easy Chicken Biriyani/Fried Rice/Pulao
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Rating: 4
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For rice:-
  • Rice(washed and drained) - 2 cups
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 2 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 1 -
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 2 -
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Chicken cube of Maggi tastemaker - 1 no
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
For preparing chicken curry:-
  • Small onions(chopped)(Kunjulli) - 3 tbsp
  • Grlic(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly - 1 no
  • Ginger(1") - 1 -
  • Coriander leaves -
  • Tomato - 1 no
  • Yoghurt(Curd) - 1/2 cup
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 1 -
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 1 -
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 1 -
  • Cashew nuts - 3 -
  • Onion(sliced thinly, big) - 1 no
  • Ghee(As reqd) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For rice:-
  • Rice(washed and drained) - 2 cups
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 2 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 1 -
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 2 -
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Chicken cube of Maggi tastemaker - 1 no
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
For preparing chicken curry:-
  • Small onions(chopped)(Kunjulli) - 3 tbsp
  • Grlic(chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly - 1 no
  • Ginger(1") - 1 -
  • Coriander leaves -
  • Tomato - 1 no
  • Yoghurt(Curd) - 1/2 cup
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 1 -
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 1 -
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 1 -
  • Cashew nuts - 3 -
  • Onion(sliced thinly, big) - 1 no
  • Ghee(As reqd) -
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  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.
  2. Add cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. When it crackles, add rice and stir-fry for 2 mins.
  4. Add water, a chicken cube of Maggi tastemaker and a little salt and stir well.
  5. Cover and allow it to cook on a high flame.
  6. Simmer, till it is cooked and all water is dried up.
  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.
  8. For preparing chicken:- 1)Crush or grind roughly, the small onions, garlic, green chillies and ginger separately.
  9. Grind together pepper powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and cashewnuts into a paste adding sufficient water.
  10. Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a frying pan on a low flame.
  11. Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
  12. Add crushed or ground small onions followed by ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute`.
  13. When a nice smell comes, add the ground masala paste and stir well.
  14. Add a few coriander leaves.
  15. :- If not available, you can add a tsp of coriander powder.
  16. Add tomato pieces and stir well.
  17. Add curd and mix well.
  18. Add chicken pieces and salt.
  19. Stir well for a while.
  20. Add a cup of water and stir well.
  21. Cover and cook on a low flame.
  22. Remove from the flame when chicken is soft and the gravy is thick.
  23. Fry the sliced onion in a tbsp of ghee and oil, till brown.
  24. For mixing rice and chicken:- a)For Biriyani:- 1)Pour 1 or 2 tsp of ghee in a vessel.
  25. Add a layer of rice.
  26. If you want colour, add a drop of it too.
  27. Add chicken curry followed by rice.
  28. Repeat the placement of rice and chicken in alternate layers.
  29. Add a few drops of lemon juice in between.
  30. Top with fried onions.
  31. Keep in oven for 1 min.
  32. b)For fried rice:- 1)Saute small onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies (ground).
  33. Saute the vegetables.
  34. Add salt, maggi tastemaker, 1 tsp of soya sauce and a little vinegar.
  35. Add cooked rice and fry well.
  36. c)For vegetable pulao:- 1)Saute small onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies (ground).
  37. Saute the vegetables.
  38. Add salt, maggi tastemaker and a little lemon juice and mix well.
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6 comments

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lilly February 27, 2008 - 12:00 am

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

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divya November 26, 2007 - 12:00 am

pls mention how to prepare this without an oven.

nice recipe. thanks

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sd September 9, 2007 - 12:00 am

very simple and tasty recipe.

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binoj June 15, 2007 - 12:00 am

plz mention how much chicken to use!!!

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Aji June 25, 2011 - 3:42 am

Excellent, we tried…good

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regina November 4, 2005 - 12:00 am

hi…im 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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