Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
45 mins
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Chicken
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 17, 2018
Ingredients used in Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
• Pepper corns – 1/2 tea spoon.
• Lime juice – 1 tablespoon.
• Black cumin seeds – 1 tea spoon.
• Cloves/lavang – 2 numbers.
• Green chillies (chopped) – 4 numbers.
• Onion (fried) – 1 cup.
• Oil – 4 tablespoons.
• Salt – to taste.
• Black cardamom – 2 numbers.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) – 1 bunch.
• Ginger garlic paste – 1 tablespoon.
• Cinnamon stick (1 inch) – 2 numbers.
• Basmati rice – 3 cups.
• Javetri/mace – 1 number.
• Chicken medium pieces – 1000 grams.
• Yogurt – 2 cups.
• Turmeric powder – 1/4 tea spoon.
• Saffron – 1 pinch.
• Red chili powder – 1/2 tea spoon.
• Mint leaves (chopped) – 1 bunch.
• Bay leaf – 2 numbers.
• Coriander powder – 1 tea spoon.
• Cumin powder – 1 tea spoon.
• Cumin seeds – 1/2 tea spoon.
• Green cardamom – 3 numbers.
Method:
  • In a bowl take chicken, ginger garlic paste, mint, curd, green chilies, coriander leaves, peppercorns, 1/2 teaspoon black cumin, cumin, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, cumin powder, coriander powder and whole garam masala dry( bay leaf, javitri, cinnamon stick,cloves, green cardamom, black cardamom), fried onion along with oil, mix all very nicely.
  • Soak rice in water for about 30 minutes.
  • Now in a bowl boil water by seasoning with shah jeera, salt, oil and bring to boil.
  • Then add rice to cook, once the rice is half cooked drain the water.
  • In a deeper vessel pan, add marinated chicken spread at the bottom and then add half cooked rice, mint leaves, onion fried, saffron colour and cook for 30 minutes with a closed lid or by covering with a cloth before closing lid.