Friday, November 30, 2012

Chicken Briyani- easy method | Video recipe

Chicken briyani

Many likes briyani as it  can be served as a whole meal without curry for it.Any raitha  and with or without  salad would make a good combo.I make once a while inSundaysndays.This is quite easy to make ,try it and let me know.


  • Basmathi rice- 1 1\2 cup
  • Chicken- 1\2 kg
  • Onion-3 medium
  • Tomatoes-2 r 3
  • ginger garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Garam masala- 2 tsp
  • Red chilli- 1 tsp(Acc. to ur spice level)
  • Green chillies-2
  • Ghee& oil- 2 tbsp
  • Mint & coriander-hand full
  • Bay leaf,cloves,Cinnamon,elachi- 1  each.
  • Curd- 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cashew&raisins to garnish


1.Clean and soak basmathi rice for 20mins.

2.Clean chicken well.cut onion,tomato and slit g,chilli ,keep ready.

3.In a thick bottomed vessel or in cooker add ghee & oil,then add bay leaf,clove,Cinnamon,elachi  to it saute.

4.Then add onions & g.chillies.saute for a while,add ginger garlic paste saute till raw smell goes,then add cleaned chicken pieces to it and saute for 5-7 mins.

5.Then add tomato,red chilli powder,garam masala &saute.Then add chopped mint,coriander leaves to it.By this time  ur chicken must have ooze out water.Add salt& cook for 5 min.

6.Then add 2 1\2 cup water and close the vessel with lid(if using cooker also don't put ur cooker lid use ordinary lid).

7.In about 5 -10 min the water will boil,slow the flame add drained basmathi rice to it and close.Keep in slow flame.

8.In about 10-20 min the rice must have 3\4 cooked,now keep a dosa tawa on stove and above that tawa place ur vessels and close.

9.Check once for a while whether it is done.Mostly within 10min it will be done.

10.Garnish with ghee roasted cashew & raisins.

Serve hot with any raitha or salad.


1.After the rice is 3\4th cooked only we have to keep it over a tawa.

2.If using cooker add water and rice.Cook it for 3-5 whistle or till done.


  1. Yum!!! Wish I could grab that plate, I love the simple biryanis than the complicated ones :) Thanks for linking :)
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  2. wow biryani is an all time hit with me, this looks superb and thanks for linking :)

  3. Love chicken biryani and when its such an easy ought to be a hit!!

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  5. Super delicious briyani ...yummy dear :)


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