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Chicken Briyani

Nothing, I tell you nothing is as famous as the chicken biryani. This dish became so famous that it is almost so common to see it in any restaurant.


Serves (4 to 5)


50 grams                                        Ghee


Ingredients (A)

1 piece                                           Cinnamon Stick

3 pieces                                         Cardamom Seed

1 piece                                           Star Anise

3 pieces                                         Cloves


Ingredients (B)

100 grams                                    Onion (finely sliced)

2 stems                                         Lemon Grass


Ingredients (C)

1 tablespoon                                Ginger (paste)

2 tablespoons                              Garlic (paste)


Ingredients (D)

10 sprigs                                     Coriander Leaves (pluck the leaves only)

10 sprigs                                     Mints Leaves (pluck the leaves only)3 sprigs                                       Pandan / Screw Pine Leaves

1 piece                                        Red Chilli (finely sliced)

2 pieces                                      Green Chillies (finely sliced)

80 grams                                    Tomatoes (chopped)

1 teaspoon                                 Cumin Powder

1 teaspoon                                 Fennel Powder

1 teaspoon                                 Fish Curry Powder

3 teaspoons                               Chicken Powder


Ingredients (E)

600 ml                                      Water

As necessary                           Salt


Ingredients (F)

500 grams                                 Long Grain Rice

bottle                                     Rose Water

tin                                          Evaporation Milk


Ingredients (G)

Chicken Masala


Ingredients (H)

If necessary                               Yellow Liquid Colour



1. For Ingredients (G), click here: Chicken Masala.    

2. Put the rice into a large bowl and wash it under running water for few times; then soak it in water for about 20 minutes, then strain it and leave it aside.

3. Cut split the red and green chillies into two and remove the seeds, then slice it.

4. Heat the ghee in a large cooking pot.

5. Add in the Ingredients (A), and fry it till fragrant.

6. Then add in the Ingredients (B), and fry it till golden brown.

7. Then add in the Ingredients (C), and fry it.

8. Then add in the Ingredients (D), with little water and fry it well.

9. Add in Ingredient (E).

10. Boil it for 5 minutes and add in the Ingredients (F).

11. Add in salt if it is necessary.

12. Once the rice is added, stir it occasionally till water level decreases till the top of the rice, then stir it and cover the pot; cook it in a low flame for 8 minutes.

13. Get another pot, put in the rice topped with Ingredients (G), then layer it again with the rice, then continue the step and finally finish it off with the rice layer.

14. And cover the pot properly and cook it in a low flame till cooked.

15. Add in the Ingredient (H) if necessary; (do not stir it) cover the pot and leave it for 3 minutes or so and then stir it. 

Please Click Here And Refer To Tip L For This Particular Dish.



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Chicken Biryani.