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Chicken Biriyani

How to make Chicken Biriyani

Chicken Biryani




Big Cooking Pot

One big bowl

Wooden spatula




Chicken -1 kg

Basmati Rice- 500 gm

Garam masala- 4 table spoon

Butter- 50 gram

Garlic (chopped) 4 table spoon

Onions sliced- 1 cup

Ginger chopped – 4 table spoon

Red chili powder – 3 table spoon

Coriander Powder- 1 table spoon

Oil- 5 table spoon

Yogurt -2 cups

Tomato chopped- three fourth cup

Bay leaf ( tejpatta)- 4


For the Marinade


Red chili powder-1 and half table spoon

Ginger chopped- 2 table spoon

Garam masala powder- 1 table spoon

Turmeric Powder- 1 table spoon

Yogurt- 1 cup

Salt – As you taste


For Garnishing


Saffron (dissolved in half cup water)- half gram

Rose water- 2 table spoon


Method (Biryani is cooked in layers so when you add rice to the chicken do not try to mix it)


Cut the Chicken into big pieces


Put all the ingredients of the marinade in a bowl and mix well.


Add chicken Pieces to it and leave for an hour.


Now boil water, add half of the whole garam masala and bay leaf to it


Soak the excess water off the rice


When water boils add rice


Cook the rice till it is ¾ done (don’t let the rice to be fully cooked)


Drain the water and keep it aside


Heat a thick pan and add oil


When oil is hot add remaining garam masala


Add sliced onion and cook it till golden brown


Add 1 table spoon of remaining garam masala and all the remaining ingredients, and tomato (high heat)


Turn the heat on medium add the rice for about 10 minutes


Turn the heat to low and cook it for 10 more minutes


Chicken Biriyani is ready.