August 16, 2015

CHICKEN BIRYANI


Ingredients 

Rice- 1/2 kg ( cooked)
Chicken - 1/2 kg
Cardamoms- 4-5 
Cinnamon - 1"
Black pepper - 1/2 tsp
cloves - 5-6 
Bay leaves - 2
Onion - 4 Big ( 2 sliced and 2 chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 1 1/2 tsp
Garlic strips - 1/2" 
Tomato - 2 Big chopped
Yogurt -1/2 cup
Mint leaves - As per requirement
Coriander leaves - As per requirement 
Lemon - 1 
Green chilly- 2 slit 
Salt    - As per taste
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Ghee-

Method -
         

  • Heat the pan and fried the sliced onion to brownish. Ans keep aside.
  • In a cooker add chicken pieces and 1/2 tsp turmeric , salt and cook till 2-3 whistle. And keep side let it cool.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a  deep pan . Add green cardamom, cloves, bay leaves and black pepper and saute till fragrant.
  • Add chopped onions and saute till golden.Add ginger garlic paste saute for few minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and fry till tomatoes are soften.
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, ginger strips,slit green chilly and salt and saute.
  • Add yogurt half the fried onions, half mint leaves, half coriander leaves and lemon juice and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add cooked chiken add 1/2 cup water and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Spread a  layer of cooked rice over the egg curry, sprinkle coriander leaves, mint leaves over it and remaining fried onions over it.
  • Add some ghee all around.
  • Cover and cook on high heat 5 minutes. Lower the heat and cook for 4-5 minutes.