Special Biriyani

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Also Known As:  Chicken Biryani, Kozhi Biryaani, Koli Biriyaani, Kodi Beriyani, Murgh Biriani, Spicy Chicken Beryani

Category:  Variety Rice

Region:  Indian

Type:  Non Veg

Serving Size:  9  Adults

Cooking Time:  60  Minutes

Preparation Time:  45  Minutes


  1. Basmati Rice     1    Kg
  2. Chicken -Cleaned and cut into medium pieces    1    Kg
  3. Curd     2    cups
  4. Milk     ½    cup
  5. Onion -sliced    2    cup
  6. Ginger Garlic Paste     2    tbsp
  7. Green Chillies paste    1    tsp
  8. Pepper Powder     ½    tsp
  9. Red Chilli Powder     2    tsp
  10. Turmeric Powder     1    tsp
  11. Cumin Seeds Powder     1    tsp
  12. Garam Masala Powder    2    tsp
  13. Cardamom(Elakka) Powder     ½    tsp
  14. Coriander Powder     1    tsp
  15. Tomato puree     ½    cup
  16. Cinnamon Pieces (Patta)     2    pieces
  17. Cloves (Kariampo)     2    nos.
  18. Saffron     1    pinch
  19. Coriander Leaves -chopped    3    stalks
  20. Ghee     4    tbsp
  21. Water     4    cups
  22. Salt to taste     1    tbsp
  23. Oil     1    cup


  1. Mix tomato puree, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste,red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder, cumin powder and salt well.
  2. Marinate the chicken pieces with the above mixture and keep aside for 3 hours.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Fry the onions until golden brown.
  4. Add the marinated chicken and cook it well.
  5. Heat ghee in a vessel and add cinnamon,cardamom and cloves.
  6. Add the rice and fry it in a low flame for 10 minutes.
  7. Mix saffron in milk and add into it.
  8. Pour enough water and salt.Cover and cook it well.
  9. Layer the serving bowl with alternating layers of rice and the chicken masala.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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