Chicken Masala Biryani (Street Style)

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  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 medium
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) sliced 3 medium
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped ½ Cup
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped ½ Cup
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 1 Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 4 large
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3-4
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2-3
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp
  • Laung (Cloves) 6-7
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 5-6
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 3 tbs
  • Pani (Water) 1-2 tbs
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 2 tbs
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Paprika powder ½ tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 & ½ tbs or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Chicken with bones 1 kg
  • Chawal (Rice) Sella/Basmati 1 kg (soaked & boiled until ¾ th done)
  • Javatri powder (Mace powder) ¼ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Pani (Water) 1-2 tbs
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ½ tsp or as required


In bowl,add onion,tomatoes,fresh coriander,mint leaves,lemon juice,mix well & set aside.

In pot,add cooking oil,onion and fry until golden brown (approx. 10-12 minutes) & take out half quantity of fried onion and reserve for later use.

Add green cardamom,black cardamom,black peppercorns,cloves,cinnamon sticks,bay leaves,green chilies and mix well.

Add ginger garlic paste and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add water and mix well.

Add coriander powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,paprika powder,red chili powder,salt and mix well.

Add onion & tomato mixture,mix well and cook until tomatoes are soft.

Add chicken and mix well until changes color.

Cover and cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes then cook on high flame until oil separates and take out in a bowl.

In the same pot,add half layer of boiled rice and spread it.

Add cooked chicken and add remaining boiled rice.

Add mace powder and nutmeg powder.

In water,add yellow food color and mix well.

Ad dissolve food colour and fried onion,cover and steam cook on low flame for 10 minutes.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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