Grilled Chicken Biriyani

The grilled chicken pieces well coated with onion masala and cooked rice makes the flavorful Grilled Chicken Biriyani. It's perfect preparation for a fancy dinner party; try it once and you must start making often!!
Ingredients For The Chicken Marination:
  1. Chicken-1 kg
  2. Chilly powder-1 tbsp
  3. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  4. Ginger garlic paste-2 tbsp
  5. Thick curd-2 tbsp
  6. Salt-to taste
  • Mix the ingredients from 2-6 and make a thick paste.
  • Cut the chicken in to 4 large pieces; Flatten them with a ladle or ax..
  • Wash well and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  • Make sharp slits on the chicken pieces and apply the thick marination evenly all over.
  • Rest in fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • After that do a pan grill or in the oven by applying little oil.
  • Grill until cooked well and browned on top.
Ingredients For The Masala:
  1. Onion-4 large
  2. Tomato-1 large
  3. Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp
  4. Green chilly-3 slit
  5. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  6. Coriander powder-1 tbsp
  7. Pepper powder-2 tsp
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Thick curd- 1/4 cup
  10. Corinader leaves chopped- 2 tbso
  11. Mint leaves chopped- 1/4 cup
Preparation of Masala:
  • Heat oil in a pan; saute onions until transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilly.
  • Sauté until raw smell goes off.
  • Add all the powders one by one and mix well after each addition.
  • Add tomato pieces and sauté until mashed well.
  • Add coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Add the prepared grilled chicken pieces in to it.( Keep one piece for garnishing) 
Ingredients for Rice:
  1. Basmati Rice-2 cups
  2. Cardamom-5 nos
  3. Clove-5 nos
  4. Cinnamon-1 small inch stick
  5. Bay leaf-1
  6. Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  7. Salt-to taste.

Preparation of Rice:
  • Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 30 minutes.
  • Boil water in a large pan by adding salt,cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and cumin seeds.
  • When it boils add drained rice and cook it until ¾ th cooked.
  • Drain the excess water and keep the rice aside.
Ingredients for garnishing:
  1. Fried onion-1 large
  2. Fried cashews- few
  3. Fried raisins-few
  4. Coriander leaves chopped-1 tbsp
  5. Mint leaves chopped- 1tbsp
  6. Ghee-2 tbsp
  7. Food color a pinch (optional)
  8. Pineapple essence or rose water-3 drops
  9. Lemon juice-1tsp
Assembling of Biriyani:
  • In a large dum pan add a tablespoon of ghee.
  • Spread the prepared chicken masala on top.
  • Above that spread cooked rice evenly.
  • Spread the garnishing ingredients on top along with a chicken piece.
  • Cover the lid tightly; so that no more steams to be escape.
  • Cook on simmer mode for 20 minutes.
  • Open the lid after 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with raitha and pickle!

Grilled Chicken Biriyani Grilled Chicken Biriyani Reviewed by fejnaem on 21:10 Rating: 5

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for this recipe. Tried it and it came out very well! Family enjoyed it.


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