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Homemade Chicken Biryani


Jun 22, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Chicken Biryani is an evergreen dish that needs no introduction. Pair it with a refreshing mix of raita and papad and explore the burst of flavours in every bite. Watch and learn this easy to make Chicken Biryani By Chef Varun Inamdar and do give it shot.

INGREDIENTS

    750 gms chicken cut
    1/2 cup fried onion
    3/4 cup curd
    2 tbsp oil
    2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
    1 tbsp garam masala
    1 tsp turmeric
    1/2 tsp red chili powder
    1.5 tsp salt
    Juice of 1 lemon
    For half cooked rice:
    2 cups Basmati Rice
    4 cups water
    2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp ginger - garlic paste
    Assembly
    1 tbsp melted ghee
    8-10 whole fried cashews
    1 pinch saffron soaked in 2 tbsp warm milk
    1 tsp garam masala
    1/4 cup chopped cilantro
    1/4 cup chopped mint
    1/4 cup fried onion

DIRECTIONS

Method of preparation –
Add water to a vessel along with salt, ghee, garam Masala, fried onion, ginger garlic paste, after the water boils add soaked rice and cook it on a high flame for 7 mins until its 3/4 cooked.
– Strain the rice and keep the water aside.
For Marination –
Take a Pan, add chicken, curd, coriander leaves, mint leaves, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, fried onions, turmeric powder and ghee – Switch on the flame and cook it for 12 mins once its done add rice and strained water to the
– chicken and give it a mix and top it with fried onions and kesar milk and cover it with a lid until its done.

About Chef Varun InamdarFollow On

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Chef Varun Inamdar is a famous Mumbai-based chef and chocolatier. He is the author of 'Celebrate Life, Food and Wine' and has featured on numerous food shows. He was a Mentor-Guest chef on Master Chef India. Chef Varun is the Brand Ambassador of Ecuadorian cocoa in India.

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