Easy Hyderabadi Biryani

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-Cooking oil ⅓ Cup

-Adrak lehsan (Ginger garlic) crushed 2 tbs

-Chicken mix boti 1 kg

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 & ½ Cup

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tbs or to taste

-Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tbs

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) 1 tsp

-Garam masala powder 1 tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 tbs or to taste

-Zafran (Saffron strands) ¼ tsp

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) crushed 2-3 tbs

-Lemon juice 3-4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) fried 1 Cup

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) handful

-Podina (Mint leaves) handful

-Chawal (Rice) 3 Cups (boil with salt,whole spices,green chillies & mint leaves until 50% done)

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped

-Pyaz (Onion) fried

-Ghee (Clarified butter) 2-3 tbs

-Zafran (Saffron strands) ¼ tsp

-Doodh (Milk) warm 3 tbs



-In a saucepan,add cooking oil & ginger garlic,fry for a minute & set aside.

-In a bowl,add chicken,yogurt,red chilli powder,black pepper crushed,turmeric powder,cardamom powder,garam masala powder,salt,saffron strands,green chilli,lemon juice,crush fried onion,fresh coriander,mint leaves,ginger garlic along with oil and mix until well combined,cover & marinate for 2-3 hours.

-In a cooking pot,spread thin layer of rice,marinated chicken,remaining boiled rice,garam masala powder,mint leaves, fresh coriander,fried onion & clarified butter.

-In milk,add saffron strands and whisk well.

-In a pot,add dissolved saffron,cover with kitchen towel & seal properly with lid.

-Heat griddle,place cooking pot & heavy weight over the pot and steam cook on high flame for 4-5 minutes to build up the steam then lower the flame & steam cook for 40 minutes & serve!


Recipe By: Rabi Nasar

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