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Chicken Biryani Offer: Valentine Special.

Byjess

Feb 10, 2021
chicken biryani

Valentine’s day is just around the corner. It’s a day to show love to all our loved ones. Try out this awesome chicken biryani recipe. Furthermore, food appeals to very many people and that’s why we got you covered. It’s on Sunday hence time to prepare an awesome dish. Try out this recipe:

It’s a spicy chicken mixed with a rice dish. It also includes layers of chicken, aromatics, and also rice all steamed together.

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SERVINGS; 5

PREPARATION TIME; 30 MINS

COOKING TIME; 1 HOUR

TOTAL TIME; 2 HRS 30 MINUTES

CHICKEN BIRYANI

INGREDIENTS.

CHICKEN

  • 900 grams                   chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp                             salt
  • ½ tsp                            ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
ground cinnamon
  • 1tsp                              garam masala
  • 10 grams                     dhania
  • 5  grams                      mint
  • 1                                   serrano chili peppers
  • 10 grams                     ginger ( grated)
  • 10 grams                     garlic ( grated)
  • 1 tbsp                          vegetable oil
chicken biryani
chicken biryani

RICE

  • 2 cups                        basmati/ pishori rice
  • 4   cups                      water
  • 1 tsp                           cumin seeds
  • 5 pods                        green cardamom ( smashed)
green cardamom
green cardamom
  • 1                                 bay leaf
  • 2 1/2 tsp                    salt

ONIONS

  • 2 tbsp                       ghee
  • 2                                medium onions ( well sliced)

BIRYANI

  • 1 cup                            reserved boiling liquid ( from rice)
  • ½ tsp                                   Tumeric
  • ½ tsp                                   dhania

PROCEEDURE

  1. To marinate the chicken for biryani, combine the vegetable oil, ginger, garlic, chili peppers, dhania, garam masala, cinnamon, and also salt in a large bowl. Stir everything evenly.
  2. Add all the chicken pieces ensuring the chicken is well coated in the marinade. Give it at least an hour.
  3. In a separate pot add the ghee and also onions. Saute the onions till golden brown. Approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer the onions to a separate bowl and also set aside.
golden brown onions
golden brown onions
  1. Clean the rice by washing it under cold running water. In addition, ensure the rice is clean.
  2. As a way of par-boiling the rice, add the water, salt, cardamom, cumin, and also the bay leaf in a pot. Bring the mixture to a boil.

par-boiling rice
par-boiling rice
  1. Add the rice and boil for at least seven minutes. Drain the rice ensuring you reserve a cup of the liquid.
  2. In the same you fried the onions, also add the chicken one at a time. Fry until golden brown on one side for about five minutes. Flip the chicken and fry the other side the same way. Transfer the chicken to a bowl.
frying the marinated chicken
frying the marinated chicken
  1. Assembling the biryani, add turmeric to the rice. Also, toss it well for even distribution. Hence, add half of this rice mixture to the bottom of the pot you fried the chicken in.
  2. Place the chicken one at a time on top of the rice.
  3. Also, add the golden brown onions on top of the chicken.
Serrano-pepper-
Serrano-pepper-

Final Preparations.

  1. Finalize by adding the rest of the rice evenly. Also, add the one cup of the liquid you reserved from the boiled rice.
  2. Cover the pot with a lid and also minimize the heat. Set a twenty minutes timer. When you see steam on the lid lower the heat and continue cooking.
mint
mint
  1. Steam the biryani for another 10 minutes. The lid should still be there.
  2. Evenly mix the chicken biryani together. Transfer to the serving plate.
  3. Garnish with the fresh well-chopped dhania.
  4.  Serve with your desired toppings, for instance.
garam masala
garam masala