CHICKEN BIRIYANI (Madurai Special)


Chicken - 1 kg
Basmati Rice - 1 cup 
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves, Pudina - one handful
Salt to taste 
Curd - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 big
Tomato - 2
Cinnamon - 3
Cloves - 1
Biriyani masala powder - 2 tsp
Kari masala powder - 1 tsp
Biriyani leaves

To Grind : 

Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Kuskus - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Green chillies -5
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic cloves - 7-8


1) Marinate chicken with little of chilli powder , salt,turmeric powder and curd for 30 minutes.
2) Heat oil or ghee in pressure cooker . Once hot add whole spices, biriyani leaves, saute for 2 minutes.

3) Then followed by sliced onion and saute till half brown .

4) Then add tomato , coriander leaves, pudina. Saute it till tender . 

5) Add the grinder masala and saute till the raw smell leaves.

5) Add Biriyani powder, Chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Kari masala and Salt.

6) Add marinated chicken and mix it well and cook for 5 minutes, till it leaves some water. 

7) Add 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles . Allow the steam to leave.

Serve hot with Onion Raitha and Pudina Chutney .

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Supriya's Rasoi said...

Tempting Biryani.

Unknown said...

yummy chicken legs in biriyani..

Priya Suresh said...

Super irresistible briyani,makes me drool and tempting.

Unknown said...

Super tempting biryani, looks so inviting.

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 !

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