Tuesday, February 15, 2011

How to cook Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Things You'll Need:

  • Basmati Rice
  • Chicken (can be boneless)
  • Fried Onions (Available at any Indian grocery store)
  • Ginger Garlic paste
  • Garam masala
  • Biryani masala (Shaan Bombay Biryani Mix- Available at any Indian Grocery store)
  • Yogurt (Curd)
  • Chilli Powder (Red Chilli)
  • Coriander powder
  • Cumin Powder
  • Green Chilly and Coriander paste
  • Mint powder
  • Little Salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • Lemon juice
  • Marinade chicken over night with the all the items included in the things you will need except the Basmati rice.
    1. Ginger Garlic paste -
    2. Fried Onions
    3. Garam masala
    4. Biryani masala
    5. Yogurt
    6. Chilly Powder
    7. Coriander-Cumin powder
    8. Green Chilly and Coriander paste
    9. Mint powder
    10. Little Salt
    11. Turmeric powder
    12. Lemon juice
  • Next Day, Half cook rice with garam masala (mixture of cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, cumin seeds, whole black pepper, cardamom )and little salt. Cook Rice in an open vessel so that you have better control over how it cooks. As soon as you see it half cooked, pour out the remaing water
    Preheat the oven at 400 (Bake Setting). Meanwhile Spread the marinated check in a large pan. spread the chicken as thin as possible over the surface of the pan. Spread the half cooked rice over it. Now take another handful of fried onions and spread over the rice.
    Take half a cup of water and heat it in the microwave with a tea spoon of Pure Ghee. Pour this over the rice in the pan.

    Now cover the pan with an aluminium foil tightly. Bake it in the oven for 1 Hr 5 Mins.
    You are now all set for a delicious dinner!!!



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