Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani recipe




 

Chicken………1kg

Rice…………….1kg

Salt……………. to taste

Two-inch piece of ginger

 Ginger garlic paste…….2tsp

Onion………………………..3 medium pieces

Tomato……………………3 medium pieces

Cayenne pepper……..1 teaspoon

Butter…………………….2tsp

Ground red pepper…1tsp

Turmeric……………….1teasp

Ground coriander…2tsp

Crushed hot spices….2tsp

Indian bay leaf ……….2 pieces

Yogurt…………………..half cup

Milk………………………half up

Yellow food color….a pinch

Coriander …………….half bunch

Mint…………………… half bunch

Cooking oil…………..half cup

Method

Clean the chicken wash it and put it to dry. Finely chop Onion, ginger, mint and coriander. Wash the rice and soak it 20 minutes before cooking. Add Ginger garlic paste, salt, red pepper and a teaspoon of yogurt in a chicken and marinate it and put it for one hour.

Heat the cooking oil in the pan and put a tablespoon of hot spices and  golden fry the  onions .take out half of onions.Add  red pepper, turmeric, coriander and tomato in the remaining onions, fry tomatoes cook for some time till the tomatoes are a bit pulpy. Add chicken in it  and cook over medium heat, keep covered until chicken gets completely cooked. Now fill a large pot with four liter water, salt, one stick of cinnamon, two green cardamom and three cloves. Bring it to a rolling boil.Add rice to boiling water and cook till 3/4 done. Meanwhile strain the clarified butter from the chicken gravy and keep aside.Strain the rice in a strainer.

Layering:Now spread a little clarified butter from the chicken gravy in a large pot.Spread a layer of rice over it. Spread chicken with little gravy over the rice. Top it with another layer of rice. Then another layer of chicken with gravy. Finish with last layer of rice.Now sprinkle the clarified butter on top all over the rice.Spread a thick cloth over the mouth of the pan and cover it with a tight lid.Heat a griddle pan and place the pot over it.Steam the biryani over very low heat for 15 minutes.Serve hot with eggplant curry and raita

 




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