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Chicken-biryani

Chicken Biryani

Author: Tina

Ingredients

  • 4/5 tbsp oil
  • 4/5 Cloves
  • 5 Whole Peppercorns
  • 2/3 Whole Cardamom (open each a little bit)
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 packet Biryani masala (e.g. Shaan Bombay Biryani masala)
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup fried onions (birista)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt

Method

  1. Heat oil and fry masalas for a little bit
  2. Add chicken and fry for a little bit more
  3. Add water (enough to cover the chicken)
  4. After chicken is mostly cooked, add 1 cup of fried onions and some yogurt (1/2 cup)
  5. Mix it up and keep on low heat (cook for approx 1/2 hour)
  6. Prepare rice in parallel until it is almost cooked
  7. Add rice on top of chicken masala and add some oil, fried onions (birista)
  8. Make some holes in the rice for steam with the end of a spoon
  9. Keep covered for 15 minutes on low heat
  10. Biryani is ready to eat!
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