Chicken Biryani Recipe,How To Make Chicken Biryani At Home

Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken biryani name itself brings water in mouth it is an authentic and mouth-watering Indian dish introduced by Mughals to the Indians.  Actually, this recipe is made in a pressure cooker or pot. This chicken biryani  recipe is one of the amazing royal Indian food served on no occasion, parties, weddings, birthday parties and especially in the Eid festival. To make authentic dum chicken biryani it takes some time as well as it needs some expertise. I enjoy this recipe as a breakfast, lunch, and dinner, sometimes I store chicken biryani overnight in the fridge and the next morning reheated and eaten with the same fervor as the previous day. It is simple, spicy and aromatic rice in this post I have shared the dum chicken biryani method which very simple and it tastes very delicious. it is an Indian aromatic and seasoned one-pot dish.


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Tips To Make Perfect Biryani At Home
  • To make perfect, spicy and aromatic chicken biryani use good quality basmati rice, fresh spices, chicken and ghee.
  • Use premium quality basmati rice for best result and this kind of rice firm and spread in chicken biryani without turning in talc.
  • The biryani is made in a pressure cooker or in a pot  (Rice is cook right without getting mushy).
  • Use good quality whole spices and spices powder which gives good flavor to chicken biryani.

Two Methods To Make Fluffy Rice.

Take full-grain basmati rice.
Then wash the rice in water.
Soak the rice for 15-20 minutes in normal water( It helps to remove extra trash).

Methods

Using pot (proper steam rice):-
  •  Add ½ liter water for 250 gms of rice.
  • When water turns to boil then add a little bit of ghee, salt, soaked rice and boil it for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Then strain the rice trough the help of a strainer and spread the rice in the plate for cool.
Using pressure cooker:-
  • Heat the cooker and add ½ tsp oil or ghee, soaked rice mix for ½ minutes then add water, salt(if you take 1 cup water then add 1 ½  cup water in it ).
  • Give two whistles of the cooker and remove all the steam of the cooker and open the cooker and spread the rice in the plate for cool.

Best Basmati Rice To Make Biryani

Zeeba premium basmati rice: 
zeeba premium rice is long grain rice and long grain rice is suitable for biryani. it is best for biryani and pulao.

Kohinoor basmati rice: 
it is extra-long rice grain and is best suited for biryani.

India gate: 
Suitable for all food.

Daawat biryani basmati rice: 
I suggest this rice because it is biryani rice and it is non-sticky, extra long grain rice.

Fortune biryani special basmati rice: 
It is biryani special rice and it is the longest basmati grain rice. 


Ingredients For Chicken Biryani


  • ½ kg of boneless and skinless chicken breast( cut in small pieces).


  • Ingredients for marinating chicken
    • 4 tbs yogurt.
    • ½ tsp red chili powder.
    • Salt ( for taste).
    • ½ tsp turmeric powder.
    • 1 tsp garam masala powder.
    • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
    • coriander.
    Ingredients for main chicken biryani
    • 1 kg basmati full-grain rice.
    • Salt (add as per taste).
    • 3 tsp coriander powder.
    • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste.
    • 300 gm onion.
    • 2 tbsp tomato puree.
    • 5 green cardamom, 1 black cardamom, 6 cloves, 7-8 peppercorn, 2 bay leafs, cumin, star anise.
    • 2 tsp red chili powder.
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder.
    • 1 tsp garam masala powder.
    • 2 tbsp refined oil.
    • 2 tsp ghee.

    How To Make Chicken Biryani At Home

    Step by step methods to make classic and spicy restaurant style chicken biryani at home.


    Prep time: 10 minutes.            Marinate time: 15 minutes.
    Cook time: 35 minutes.           Total time: 60 minutes.
    Serving yields: 9 serving.       Cuisine: indian.


    Method I – for marinate
    • For marinate chicken add yogurt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, ginger garlic paste and garam masala mix all the mixture well and keep a chicken for 10-15 minutes for marinate.
    1. add chicken ,red chili powder, salt,turmeric powder, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste , coriander and yogurt. 
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    marinate chicken process
    2. Allow to rest chicken for 15 to 20 minutes for marinate.
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    marinate chicken process
            


    Method II - for making rice
    • Take full-grain basmati rice to wash it and soak it for 15 to 20 minutes.
    • Then take one pot  add water in that and then salt and spices like green cardamom,  black cardamom, 6cloves,  peppercorn,  bay leafs, star anise and wait until it boil when water turns to boil then add washed and soaked rice in it and cook the rice on high flame  for 5 to 6 minutes(Cook the rice until 70% done).
    • After that switch of the flame and strain the water from rice through the help of a strainer.
          3. Basmati rice wash it and soak it for 15 to 20 minutes.
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    Rice macking

    4. Add water in that and then salt and spices like green cardamom,  black cardamom, 6cloves,  peppercorn,  bay leafs, star anise 


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    Rice making

    5.add washed and soaked rice in it and cook the rice on high flame  for 5 to 6 minutes(Cook the rice until 70% done).

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    Rice making

    Method III – for giving dum for rice
    • For giving dum take a heavy bottom pot and add ghee and oil together once ghee and oil get heat then add ginger garlic paste and chopped onion fry until it starts to pick the golden color. then add marinate chicken with coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and some whole spices like bay leafs, cardamom, cumin seeds mix all the mixture and cook chicken for 6-7 minutes.
    • Then spread the chicken and over the chicken spread the rice which has been strained and finally garnish the biryani with coriander leafs , mint leafs, saffron flavored milk and lemon extract  and fried onion and cover it with lid and place the Tawa on gas and put the biryani pot on Tawa and give dum for biryani for 10minutes on high flame and biryani for 20 minutes on low flame.
    • Then switch off the flame and biryani is ready to eat.
    • Serve the biryani with papads or onion raita.  

        
    6. Add chicken with ginger garlic paste and chopped onion, marinate chicken with coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and some whole spices like bay leafs, cardamom, cumin and mix well.

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    Dum Biryani
    7. Then spread the chicken and over the chicken spread the rice which has been strained .
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    Dum Biryani

     8. Finally garnish the biryani with coriander leafs , mint leafs, saffron flavored milk and lemon extract  and fried onion.


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    Dum Biryani

    9.  cover  the biryani with the lid.
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    Dum Biryani

     10. Aromatic and spicy biryani is ready to eat.
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    Dum Biryani


    Quick Overview Of Chicken Biryani Recipe
    • Take a bowl and add all the ingredients for marinate chicken (as per mention above in ingredient list).
    • Cover it and rest it for 15-20 minutes.
    • Take full-grain basmati rice to wash it and soak it for 15 to 20 minutes.
    • Then take one pot add water in that and then salt and spices.
    • wait until it boils when water turns to boil then add washed and soaked rice in it.
    • cook the rice on high flame for 5 to 6 minutes.
    • strain the water from rice.
    • For giving dum take a heavy bottom pot and add ghee and oil together once ghee and oil.
    • add ginger garlic paste and chopped onion, marinate chicken with coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and some whole spices like bay leafs, cardamom, cumin and mix well.
    • Make a layer of cooked rice and garnish with fried onion, mint and coriander leafs cover it and cook it.
    • Biryani is done.


     Serving Ideas :
       Biryani served with onion raita,  papads, cucumber raita.


    you can also check this crowd pleasing and delicious Butter Chicken Recipe




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