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Chicken Biryani

Ingredients

  1. Basmati rice 2 cup
  2. Chicken pieces 3/4 kg.
  3. Milk 1/2 cup
  4. Yogurt (curd) 1 cup
  5. Thinly sliced onion 3
  6. Ginger paste 1 tsp.
  7. Garlic paste 1/2 tsp.
  8. Green chilli paste 1 tsp.
  9. Tomato puree 1/2 cup
  10. Red chilli powder 2 tsp.
  11. Turmeric Powder 1 tsp.
  12. Cumin powder (Roasted) 1 tsp.
  13. Garam Masala Powder 2 tsp.
  14. Green cardamom powder 1/2 tsp.
  15. Saffron a pinch
  16. Coriander powder 1 tsp.
  17. Green coriander leaves 2 tbsp.
  18. Salt to taste  
  19. Vegetable oil 7 tbsp.

Directions

  1. Mix tomato puree, yogurt, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, roasted cumin powder, garam masala, coriander powder and salt. Stir well.
  2. Marinate the chicken with this mixture and keep aside for 3-4 hours.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Fry the onions until golden brown.
  4. Add the marinated chicken and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add 4 cups of water to the rice. Mix saffron in milk and add to it. Add cardamom powder. Add the chicken pieces. Pressure cook the rice.
Mix gently. Garnish with green coriander leaves and serve hot.