2009/12/14

CHICKEN BIRIYANI VERSION - 2 WITH CHICKEN GRAVY


INGREDIENTS:

Chicken - 1/2 kg
Rice - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Lemon - 1
Curry leaves , Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Ginger - garlic paste - 1 1/4 tsp
Curd - 1/2 tsp
Coconut milk -- 1 cup
Bay leaves - 2

TO GRIND :

Split green chillies - 2
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Cinnamon - 2
Cloves - 1
Fennel seeds-- 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Marinate chicken with little of ginger-garlic paste,chilli powder , garam masala powder , salt,turmeric powder and curd for 30 minutes.
2) Soak rice for 20 minutes.
3) Heat oil or ghee in pressure cooker . Once hot add biriyani leaves,ginger-garlic paste and the grinded masala.
4) Add marinated chicken,add all the powders , salt and saute for 10 minutes .
5) Finally add rice and stir well with chicken.
6) Add 1 cup of coconut milk , little water and 1 tsp of lemon juice.
7) Pressure cook for 3 whisltes.Garnish with cashews.

CHICKEN GRAVY :

INGREDIENTS :

Chicken --- 250 gms
Onion --- 2 big
Tomato -- 2 big
Ginger-garlic paste -- 1 tsp
Curry and Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Chilli powder -- 2 tsps
Turmeric powder -- 1 tsp
Garam masala -- 1 tsp
Chillly garlic sauce -- 1 tsp
Soya sauce -- 1 tsp

NOTE :

Marinate chicken with little of ginger-garlic paste,chilli powder , garam masala powder , salt,turmeric powder and curd for 30 minutes.

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Saute onion and tomato till tender in a spoon of oil in a pressure cooker .
2) Then add curry leaves and cleaned ,washed , marinated chicken . Add turmeric powder,garam masala powder,chilli powder and ginger-garlic paste . Saute till chicken leaves water in a slow flame .
3) Then add a cup of water and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles till chicken becomes soft .
4 ) Then open the lid , cook till the gravy becomes thick .
5) Finally mix sauce to it and mix them well . Cook till the oil separates out.

Serve hot with rice or roti .

25 comments :

Nandini said...

This is what we had this last Sunday! Yummy! Your version is nice!

Tina said...

Wow tempting chicken biriyani dear...Nice click and presentation...

Priya said...

Sunday specialaa Yummy!!

Gita said...

Briyani looks so tempting and delicious dear...I have to try you version soon :)

Soma Pradhan said...

Lovely Chicken Biryani Dear

Padma said...

Nice biryani and gravy Shama :)

Happy cook said...

I love love biriyani and this looks so so yumm.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

That what I had for Saturday dinner at my friend's b'day party my dear..looks yummy yum yum:)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

i love biryani, any version works for me...

Devasena Hariharan said...

Super Biryani Shama.

Your preparation is different, I used to fry the rice a little, just like we do rava,before boiling it.

tasty gravy

priya said...

Biriyani and gravy, both looks delicious!!!!!..spicy and tempting!

Malar Gandhi said...

You made me terribly hungry now...presenting that beautiful chicken biriyani dish, looks so yummmmm:)

Rekha shoban said...

chicken biriyani is all time favourite recipe...yummy!

Swapna said...

Very tempting picture :)

Akal's Saappadu said...

yum yum, briyani looks tempting with that gravy and chicken in the middle!! slurp slurp, delicious!!

kothiyavunu said...

Nice & delicious briyani..:)

kothiyavunu said...

Nice and Delicious briyani.:)

Nostalgia said...

Awesome... I love biriyani. Maybe I should start a club called that we can all be members :) Fantastic recipe... thanks

Sushma Mallya said...

biryani looks delicious...

Valarmathi said...

My favorite one. Looks very tempting and yummy.

Chitra said...

Looks very nice but non-veg .I cant try dear :(

Viki's Kitchen said...

Look at the biryani...so nicely made. All grains are separate....so perfect dear.

Kitchen Flavours said...

My all time favorite....looks tempting and yum...

my kitchen said...

Briyani looks Tempting & perfect

FoodLovers said...

biryani looks great and yumm dear