2011/02/28

COCONUT MILK CHICKEN BIRIYANI




INGREDIENTS:

Chicken - 1/2 kg
Rice - 1 cup ; i used Ponni raw rice
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Lemon - 1
Curry leaves , Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

Ginger - garlic paste - 1 tsp

Curd - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Coconut milk -- 2 cups
Split green chillies - 2
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Cinnamon - 3

Cloves - 1
Biriyani masala powder - 1 tsp
Cashews - 4
Handful of coriander and pudina leaves.


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Marinate chicken with little of chilli powder , coriander powder , salt,turmeric powder and curd for 30 minutes.

2) Heat oil or ghee in pressure cooker . Once hot add whole spices for 2 minutes , followed by sliced onion and saute till half brown .
3) Then add tomato , ginger-garlic paste,coriander leaves,pudina and green chillies . Saute it till tender .
4) Add marinated chicken,add all the powders , salt and saute for 10 minutes . Add 1/2 cup of coconut milk and pressure cook for 2 whistles .

5) After 5 minutes , release the pressure and add rice with remaining coconut milk .Mix it well with chicken.Add lemon juice to it . Close the lid and cook for 3 whistles .

Serve hot with Onion Raitha and Pudina Chutney .

23 comments :

Nandini said...

Wow! Mouthwwatering and tasty Biriyani! Slurp!

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow yummy version of briyani...amazing!

Malar Gandhi said...

Me too, add coconut milk to biriyanis...it sure brings up the flavor, right.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Chicken Biriyani looks so inviting and the recipe is easy to follow.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Looks wonderful and aromatic !!

divya said...

Omg, thats a delicious chicken biryani,soooo tempting and loving it.

S.Menaga said...

wonderful biryani,looks inviting..

Swathi said...

coconut milk chicken biryani looks delicious.

kothiyavunu.com said...

Yummy chicken biryani!! liked the idea of adding coconut milk!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

You got a lovely space....following it....This biryani looks fantastic...

FunWidFud

Kalyani said...

looks delicious and wonderful ....

savitha ramesh said...

coconut will always add the flavor to the biriyani.Ymelicious.

Viki's Kitchen said...

Biryani makes me drool...looks so delicious dear.

Kurinji said...

Wow Biriyani looks so yummy....

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Sushma Mallya said...

looks yummy!

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Thanks for visiting my blog... You have a great space...
Lovely briyani..

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

Sushma Mallya said...

looks yummy....

Sarah Naveen said...

Biriyani is my Fav...and I absolutely love this prep..sounds mouthwatering

Sapthanaa Balachander (Alias) Abilashini said...

looks good and tasty!

Sapthanaa Balachander (Alias) Abilashini said...

looks good and tasty!

Gulmohar said...

That's a cool twist with coconut milk :-)

Reshmi said...

shama u've an awesome collection of recipe.. Coconut milk chicken briyani sounds new to me.. bookmarked it!!

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revathi said...

Truly a wonderful treat..:) Loved the idea of adding coconut milk as it lends a very delicate flavour to the dish..:))
Thanks for linking it to the event..
Reva