Thursday, January 10, 2008

Chicken Biryani

Chicken - 4 to 6 Leg Pieces

Basmati Rice - 2 Cups (250 gms)

Onion - 1 (slices)

Green Chillies - 4

Ginger Garlic Paste - 3 tbl spoons

Garam Masala - 1/2 tbl spoon

Biryani Powder - 3 tbl spoons

Red Chilli Powder - 1/4 tbl spoon

Turmeric Powder - Pinch

Salt - to taste

Curd - 1/2 to 1 tea cup

Lavang - 4

Elachi - 3

Biryani Leaves - 3

Water - 3 Cups

Oil - 5 to 7 tbl spoons

Corainder Leaves

To Marinate Chicken :

1.Clean and wash chicken leg pieces.

2.Now add red chilli powder, salt - 1/4 tbl spoon, turmeric powder - pinch, garam masala - 1/2 tbl spoon, biryani powder - 1 tbl spoon, ginger garlic paste - 1 tbl spoon, curd mix them well and marinate for 30 to 45mins.

Procedure :

1.Take Pan and add 5 to 7 tbl spoons oil and heat it. Now add lavang, elachi, biryani leaves, slicely cut onion, green chillies fry it.

2.Now add ginger garlic paste, garam masala, biryani powder fry it.

3.Add chicken pieces in that fry it until it fried well.

4.Then add basmati rice and mix it well.

5.Now add water in rice cooker (for 1 glass of rice add 1 1/2 glass water) and add in that already fried chicken pieces and rice.
(Otherwise Pressure Cook for 1 whistle)

6.Garnish with corainder leaves.


  1. I love biriyani. This looks really delicious.

  2. Oh My...Looks perfect. I could settle down with some right away.

  3. hi rama, please can you tell me what is biryani powder n how to make it.

  4. Arch

    I am using Shan Biryani Powder.It is available in indian stores.