Cookbook:Chicken Biryani

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Chicken Biryani
Category Rice recipes
Servings 2


Serves 2:


Chicken biryani being prepared for 2000 people in Bidar, India.
  1. Cook soaked and washed rice.(Preferably Basmati Rice)
  2. Marinate the chicken in lemon juice, yoghurt, ginger, garlic, salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder, cloves, chillis, chopped tomatoes, tomato purée
  3. Heat oil in a cooker and add onions, cook till onions turn golden brown. Add these to the chicken.
  4. Grease a heavy bottomed deep and wide mouthed pan. Place a layer of rice. Put in the masala (the chicken and marinade) Top with the rest of the rice and put the saffron on top
  5. Heat in the oven for 1 - 1½ hours at 150°C (300°F); to check whether ready, cut into a piece of chicken to see if it is cooked.
  6. Serve the biryani with yoghurt on the side

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