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Kolkata Chicken Biryani


Apr 01, 2016

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Medium

INGREDIENTS

    Onions
    Ginger
    Garlic
    Tomato
    Green Chilies
    Ghee
    Biryani Masala
    Bay Leaf
    Cumin Powder
    Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
    Chicken
    Curd
    Potatoes
    Green Chilies
    Salt
    Milk
    Kesar
    Butter
    Fried Onions
    Rose Water
    Mishti Attar
    Kewra Water
    Sugar

DIRECTIONS

Everybody loves a good biryani. But, have you ever tried making a Kolkata biryani?

Method:

1. Fry the onion-tomato-ginger-garlic paste first.

2. Add all the dry spices followed by the chicken.

3. Put the dahi at this stage. Mix well.

4. Add the potatoes and green chillies. Let it cook.

5. Prepare the rice now with ghee, salt, kesar-infused milk, rose water and kewra water.

6. Check if the chicken is ready.

7. Now layer it with fried onions and put on the gas over a pan with boiling water for 10 mins.

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Ananya is a successful home chef, cookbook author, food stylist and consultant. She is known for her unique pop-ups that focus on Ethiopian as well as Bengali and Odisha food. Ananya-r Rannaghor is her tribute to lost and rare recipes of her home state.

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