Learn How to Make Chicken Biryani Recipe. Biryani is an amazing dish that is loved by many across the world. This easy to make chicken biryani recipe is perfect for special occasions and can quickly be prepared with ingredients easily available in your kitchen.
How to Make Chicken Biryani Recipe
- 0.5 KG chicken
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 small red onion
- 1 teaspoons garlic paste
- 1 teaspoons ginger paste
- 1 tomato chopped finely
- 1∕3 cup yogurt
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon garam masala
- 1 teaspoons salt
- black pepper in grinder
- 2 tablespoons fresh dania/coriander/cilantro stalks (The leaves will be used to garnish after
- 2 cups basmati rice
- 3 cups water
To Marinate Chicken
-Season the chicken with salt, black pepper and chili powder before cooking, add the yogurt, 1 teaspoon of ginger and 1 teaspoon of garlic and 1 tablespoon of dania/cilantro.
Let it marinate for a few minutes as the chicken comes to room temperature or better yet overnight for better flavor.
Soak rice for half an hour.
To Pre Cook The Rice
Add 1∕2 teaspoon of salt to the rice, bring the water and rice to a boil, reduce heat to very low simmer and cook for about 10 minutes. Set aside.
To Cook Chicken
To Make Biryani Sauce
-To same sufuria add the onions, ginger and garlic, tomato and dania/cilantro, brown slowly for about 3 minutes.
-Add the garam masala, let it toast in the pan for about 1 minute then add 1 cup of water.
Now deglaze the pan scraping the bits on the bottom of the pan will ensure they get into the sauce and the food to improve taste.