2012/06/25

CHICKEN BIRIYANI - MY MOM'S WAY




INGREDIENTS:


Chicken - 1 kg
Rice - 2 cups ; i used Ponni raw riceChilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Lemon - 1 
Curry leaves , Coriander leaves 
Salt to taste 
Curd - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Tinned Coconut milk -- 2 tsps
Split red pepper - 1
Onion - 1
Tomato - 2
Cinnamon - 3
Cloves - 1
Biriyani masala powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala -1/2 tsp
Handful of coriander and pudina leaves. 
Biriyani leaves


To Grind : 


Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Kuskus - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Elachi - 2 
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic cloves - 7-8


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, biriyani leaves for 2 minutes , followed by sliced onion and saute till half brown .
3) Then add tomato , coriander leaves,pudina and red pepper . Saute it till tender . 
4) Add marinated chicken,add all the powders ,grinded powder , salt and saute for 10 minutes . Add coconut milk and rice . Add sufficent water and pressure cook for 2 whistles .
5) After 5 minutes , release the pressure and sprinkle lemon juice in it .Serve hot with Onion Raitha and Pudina Chutney .


Linking it up with Master Chef Contest  and Street PArty Food Event.

11 comments :

Supriya's Rasoi said...

Tempting Biryani.

PT said...

yummy chicken legs in biriyani..

Priya said...

Super irresistible briyani,makes me drool and tempting.

Tina said...

Delicious..

Meg's Delicious Adventures said...

looks very inviting and yummy.

- Meg's Delicious Adventures

hemalata said...

Super tempting biryani, looks so inviting.

Spice up the Curry said...

very delicious

Shobha said...

Wow..biriyani..always tempting dish..

Subhie Arun said...

yummy n tempting !!

R said...

looks so tempting and delicious!

Rahin said...

looks delicious, super delicious !