Chicken - 1/2 kg
Basmati Rice - 
1 cup 
Biriyani masala powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste 
Curd - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Coconut milk -- 1 cup
Split green chillies - 6
Onion - 1
Cinnamon - 3
Cloves - 1
Rajapatri - few
Phool - few
Chilli powder - 1 tsp

To Grind :

Handful of coriander and pudina leaves. 
Ginger - garlic paste - 1 tsp
Tomato - 1 
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Kus kus - 1 tsp


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 and green chillies . Saute it till tender . 

4) Add the grinded masala and saute till the raw smell leaves.

4) Add marinated chicken and saute for 5 minutes till leaves out some water. 

5) Add rice and coconut milk with 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles .

6) Remove from the flame and allow it to cool.

Serve hot with Onion Raitha and Pudina Chutney .


Nandinis food said...

Wow! Mouthwwatering and tasty Biriyani! Slurp!

Prema 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.

Hamaree Rasoi

Sravs said...

Looks wonderful and aromatic !!

divya said...

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

Menaga Sathia said...

wonderful biryani,looks inviting..

Swathi said...

coconut milk chicken biryani looks delicious.

Unknown 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...


Kalyani said...

looks delicious and wonderful ....

Unknown said...

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

Vikis Kitchen said...

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

Kurinji said...

Wow Biriyani looks so yummy....

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KrithisKitchen said...

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


Sushma Mallya said...

looks yummy....

Sarah Naveen said...

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

Sapthanaa Vytheswaran said...

looks good and tasty!

Sapthanaa Vytheswaran said...

looks good and tasty!

Namitha 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!!


Reva 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..

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