Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

Introduction :


Ingredients :

Use 8 black pepper corns
Use 4 cloves
Use 5 cardamoms
Use 2 inch piece cinnamon stick
Use ½ tsp tumeric powder
Use 1 large onion finely sliced
Use 4 bay leaves
Use 2 cups long grain rice
Use 3 3/4 cups warm water
Use 1 tsp salt
Use 3 tbsp butter, melted
Use 1 ½ cup plain yogurt
Use 1 tsp salt
Use 8 big chicken pieces
Use ¼ cup cashew nuts
Use ¼ cup raisins
Use 1 tsp garam masala
Use 1 small onion, chopped
Use 2 cloves garlic, crushed
Use 2 inch piece ginger


Grind the masala ingredients together to make a smooth paste. Rub this over the chicken and leave for 30 mins. Heat ghee in a pan and fry the cashewnuts and raisins. Drain and reserve for garnish. In the ghee left in the pan fry onions until golden brown and reserve half for garnish. Add bay leaves and the spices to the remaining onion. Shake the pan and add the chicken. Cook for 20 mins. Add the rice and mix well. Add the warm water and salt and leave over a moderate heat for 15-20 minutes until the water is absorbed and rice is tender. Add the melted butter. Garnish with fried onion, nuts and raisins.