Kerala Chicken Biriyani




Biryani is a flavorful dish due to varied fragrant ingredients and basmati rice. it can be made in different variations according to different places. Here comes the recipe of one of the common cooking method.




Ingredients:
For marinate the chicken:
  1. Chicken-1kg
  2. Curd-1tbsp
  3. Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  4. Pepper powder-1tsp
For masala:
  1. Onion thinly sliced-6
  2. Tomato thinly sliced-3
  3. Ginger, garlic, green chilly paste- 3tbsp
  4. Garam masala-2tsp
  5. Mint leaves chopped-1/4cup
  6. Coriander leaves-1/4cup
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. Oil-2tbsp
For Rice:
  1. Basmati rice/ jeera rice -2cup
  2. Boiling water-4cup
  3. Cinnamon stick-2(one inch size)
  4. Cardamom pods-4
  5. Cloves-4
  6. Bay leaves-2
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. ghee-2tbsp
To garnish:
  1. Fried onions
  2. Cashew nuts
  3. raisinS
    Preparation:
  • Marinate the chicken pieces with above marinate ingredients.
  • Keep it aside.
  • In a pan heat 2 tablespoons of oil and sauté onion very well.
  • Add ginger, garlic, green chilly paste in to it.
  • When the raw smell goes add tomato in to it;
  • When the tomatoes are mashed well add marinated chicken pieces, garam masala, coriander leaves, mint leaves and salt.
  • Cover the lid and cook about 25 minutes in a low-medium flame (open the lid often and stir the chicken).
  • Mean while soak the rice in water for 15 minutes and drain.
  • Add oil in another pan; add cinnamon stick, cardamom, bay leaves and cloves.
  • When it crackles; add rice, boiling water and salt.
  • Cover the lid for 10minutes in a low flame.
  • Open the lid and give a gentle stir; cook till all the water gets absorbed.
  • In the dum pan add little oil; spread half part of chicken masala.
  • Add half part of rice on top of it; sprinkle mint, coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  • Spread remaining masala on top of it and the remaining rice.
  • Sprinkle mint leaves, coriander leaves, lemon juice and garam masala.
  • Add fried onions, cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Cover the lid tightly and put it on the stove top for 15 minutes on low flame.
 

Kerala Chicken Biriyani Kerala Chicken Biriyani Reviewed by Fejna Em on 20:11 Rating: 5

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