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Quick Chicken Biryani Recipe

Jul 03, 2018







Infused with spices complemented by aromatic basmati rice, our Quick Chicken Biryani recipe ranks high on flavour and low on effort. Chef Pallavi’s rendition of a Quick Biryani Recipe not only maintains the essence of Biryani infused with spices but also keeps it swift and easy to make for when the time is a restriction


    Chicken drumsticks few Ghee: 1 tablespoon
    Oil: 1 teaspoon
    Cloves: 2
    Green cardamom: 2
    Cardamom: 1
    Bay leaves: 1
    Cinnamon stick 1
    Black peppercorns 4-5
    Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
    Onion, sliced 1
    Rice 1/2 cup, washed
    Water 1 & 1/2 cup
    Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
    Red chili: 1 teaspoon


– Heat ghee in a wok, add oil, after the oil is hot enough, temper with khade garam masale.
– Add sliced onion, sauté till golden brown.
– Add dry spice powder and salt to taste, sauté for few seconds
– Add chicken, saute till chicken is cooked, add some water and put a lid on.
– Add rice, simmer till rice is cooked.
– Enjoy with Dahi.

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Chef Pallavi Niham Sahay is the author of the recently released cookbook 'The Bhojpuri Kitchen'. She has a culinary diploma from ICIF (Italy) and has worked with Grand Hyatt Mumbai. She is very passionate about popularising the cuisines of Madhya Pradesh (her hometown) and Bihar (her husband's hometown).

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