Thursday, 7 July 2016

Chicken dum biryani

When I used to go for an event and when Chicken Biryani is served there, I always used to wonder how difficult it is to make it so I always wanted to learn it, so finally after trying two three styles of chicken Biryani and finally I got this Dum Chicken Biryani and I loved it. Its a simple recipe. Here goes the step by step recipe below:

Ingredients :
  • Chicken(800gm)
  • Onions-8-9 no.
  • Tomato- 4-5no
  • Coriander leaf- Handful
  • Mint leaf- Handful
  • Ginger-1 big piece
  • Garlic- 2 no
  • Green Chilli-7-8 no
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-tsp (As per your taste if you like you can add more)
  • Chicken Masala/Biryani Masala-3-4 tsp
  • Black pepper powder-1stp
  • Fennel seed powder-1tsp
  • Salt(As per taste)
  • Ghee-3tsp
  • Curd- 1 tea cup
Garnishing Ingredients:
  1. Coriander leaves
  2. Fried onions
  3. Fried dry fruits-Cashew nuts and Raisins
  4. Few Pineapple piece
Step 1 : Wash chicken and rinse it properly and put it in a bowl.

Step 2: Now add ginger garlic and green chilli paste and mix it well then add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,chicken or biryani masala,black pepper powder,fennel powder and salt as per paste (Note: I used Chicken Masala, it worked well for me). Mix all properly.

Step 3: Add ghee and mix well then add curd ,mint and coriander leaves and mix them too in the bowl.

Step 4:Now deep fry around 8-9 onions till it turns dark brown. Put half the deep fried onions in the bowl and keep other half to be used later.

Step 5 : Now finally add tomatoes in the bowl. Now mix all the ingredients properly and keep at least 3-4hours to marinate otherwise it won’t taste great.

Step 6: After 4 hours put some ghee in the cooker and add the marinated Chicken in cooker.

Step 7:Now boil basmati rice and when basmati is half cooked , then rinse and remove half of the rice and put in the cooker and then put garnishing ingredient-(See Above)

Step 8: Again put now fully cooked rice and then put those garnishing ingredient.

Step 9: Now make Flour dough and paste the dough around the cooker and close it tightly with a flat surface and put some weight above so that steam should not go. 

Step 10: Now cook in high flame for 4-5 min and then keep for 20 min in low flame and then turn off the flame.

Step 11:  Tada! Your Dum Biryani is ready. Open it after it cools down a little and serve it hot with curd!

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  1. I'm always looking for new ways to cook chicken and this looks very tasty!

  2. I love trying new foods - this looks great - I love all the ingredients so I'm sure I'll like it!

    1. Same trying new food..thanks :)

  3. I've never heard about this recipe before. I will try it for sure.