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Indian Chicken Biryani

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chicken biryani is the most popular Indian rice dish
Ingredients
  Black cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken 800 Gram (Medium Pieces)
  Chopped coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Green cardamoms 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped garlic 2 Tablespoon
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Flavored Rice)
  Green chili 2
  Mace 1 Tablespoon (Javeri)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 Medium, sliced
  Oil/Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 2 Large, fried
  Peppercorns 6
  Saffron color 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yoghurt 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To marinate the chicken, take the chicken pieces in a big bowl, add green chilies, mint, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves peppercorns, black cumin, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, bay leave, mace, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamom, black cardamom, fried onion, oil, yogurt and mix all the ingredients well.
2. Soak the rice for 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
MAKING
3. In a pan, take some water and bring it to a boil. Add oil and salt and simmer for 2 minutes. Now add the pre-soaked rice to the boiling water. Add whole cardamom for flavor.
4. Let the water come to boil and cook the rice till half done. Remove the pan from the heat, strain the water, and keep the half-cooked rice aside.
5. Take a deep dish, pour the marinated chicken, and level it up. Now take the half-cooked rice and sprinkle it on the top. Nicely spread the rice and layer it evenly.
6. Add coriander leaves, mint, fried onion, and saffron water on top. Cover the dish with a tight lid. Allow it to cook for 30 minutes on medium heat. Once it starts emanating nice aroma, increase the flame and cook it in a high heat for 5 minutes and the allow it to cook in low heat for another 15 minutes.
SERVING
7. Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Biryani
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Indian Chicken Biryani is probably the most popular rice dish all over the world. There are many types of biryanis in India and Hyderabad is very famous for its biryanis from ancient times. Watch this video to learn Hyderabadi biryani from scratch.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1046 Calories from Fat 321

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.5%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g52%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 148.7 mg49.6%

Sodium 214.1 mg8.9%

Total Carbohydrates 124 g41.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g42.1%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 57 g113.4%

Vitamin A 18.4% Vitamin C 78.7%

Calcium 32.9% Iron 26.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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