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Tahira's Chicken Biryani

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  Boneless chicken pieces 1 Kilogram, cut into medium pieces
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Crushed tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Plain yogurt 4 Tablespoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh green chilies 5 Medium, chopped finely
  Fresh coriander 2 Teaspoon, chopped finely
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooked plain basmati rice 6 Cup (96 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Farenheit.

2. In a frying pan heat the olive oil.
3. Add garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.
4. Next goes in the onion and fry them for 5 minutes till golden brown.
5. Drop the boneless chicken in the frying pan and cook for 5 minutes.
6. Add the crushed tomatoes, yogurt, green chilies, fresh coriander, paprika, garam masala, salt, red chili powder, turmeric and the tomato paste.
7. Stir to mix in everything together.
8. Simmer for about 10 minutes for the curry to reduce over low heat and come together.
9. Layer the bottom of an oven proof sauce pan with an inch thick layer of cooked basmati rice.
10.Put a layer of the chicken curry on the rice layer.
11.Keep on putting alternate layers of chicken curry and rice.
12.Cover with the lid and place in the heated oven for 10 minutes.

13.Serve with a cucumber salad.

Recipe Summary

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Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 640 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 117.9 mg39.3%

Sodium 603.2 mg25.1%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.1%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 44 g88.7%

Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 98.7%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 33%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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