Biriyani
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Biriyani

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Serves 2

A delicacy of India. Mixed with a variety of spices and meat. This recipe is a must for any occasion... Bestglobalrecipes.com

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Ingredients

  • Basmati rice 500 gms.
  • Chicken pieces 1kg.
  • Garam masala powder 4 tsp.
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Whole garam masala 4 tbsp.
  • Butter 50 gms.
  • Sliced onions 1 cup
  • Golden fried sliced onions ¾ cup
  • Chopped garlic 4 tbsps.
  • Rose Water 2 tbsps.
  • Chopped ginger 4 tbsps.
  • Oil 5 tbsps
  • Red chili powder 3 tsps.
  • Salt To taste
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp.
  • Saffron ½ gm.
  • Turmeric powder 2 tsps.
  • Curd (yogurt) 2 cup
  • Bay leaf 4 nos.
  • Chopped tomato ¾ cup

Method

    1. 1. Marinate chicken pieces .Mix salt, ½ of the red chili powder, ½ of the chopped ginger, ½ of the chopped garlic, 1 tsp. Garam Masala Powder, ½ of the turmeric powder and Curd/Yogurt. Mix well and put chicken pieces in this for an hour.
    2. Wash and soak rice in water for about 30 minutes.
    3. 3. Boil water, add ½ of the Whole Garam Masala , bay leaf and salt and boil rice till ¾th done. Drain rice and keep aside.
    4. 4. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan. Add remaining Whole Garam masala .Let it crackle. Add Sliced onions and sauté’ until light golden brown.
    5. Then add remaining chopped ginger, chopped garlic, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, 1 tsp. Garam Masala powder and chopped tomatoes. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add marinated chicken and cook till chicken is tender.
    6. Dissolve saffron in warm milk and keep aside.
    7. Arrange alternate layers of chicken and rice. Sprinkle saffron dissolved in milk, remaining Garam Masala powder, mint leaves, golden fried sliced onions and butter in between the layers and on top. Make sure that you end with the rice layer topped with saffron , rose water and spices.
    8. Arrange alternate layers of chicken and rice. Sprinkle saffron dissolved in milk, remaining Garam Masala powder, mint leaves, golden fried sliced onions and butter in between the layers and on top. Make sure that you end with the rice layer topped with saffron , rose water and spices.

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