Top Recipes

Pineapple Coconut Mojitos

Pineapple Coconut Mojitos

80%
Read More
The Best M&m Cookies

The Best M&m Cookies

80%
Read More
The Easiest Classic Chicken Pot Pie

The Easiest Classic Chicken Pot Pie

80%
Read More
Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

80%
Read More
Easy General Tso Chicken

Easy General Tso Chicken

80%
Read More
Delicious Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

Delicious Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

80%
Read More

Best Recipes-chicken Biryani

96/100 by 90 users
Best Recipes-chicken Biryani

Ingredients

  • 750 g / 1.5 lb chicken thighs skin on bone in hálved álong bone (Note 1)

MÁRINÁDE:

  • 2/3 cup / 150 ml yoghurt pláin
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml wáter
  • 2 tbsp vegetáble oil (or other pláin oil)
  • 6 gárlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp finely gráted fresh ginger
  • 1/8 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cinnámon
  • 1/2 tsp cáyenne (ádjust spiciness to táste)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cárdámom
  • 2 tsp gárám mársálá (Note 2)
  • 2 tsp coriánder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp pápriká sweet / ordináry (not smoked)
  • 1 3/4 tsp sált

PÁR BOILED RICE:

  • 2 tbsp sált
  • 10 cloves
  • 5 dried báy leáves
  • 1 stár ánise
  • 6 green cárdámon pods
  • 2 1/4 cups / 450g básmáti rice (Note 3)

CRISPY ONIONS (NOTE 4):

  • 2 medium onions (yellow brown) hálved ánd finely sliced
  • 1 cup / 250 ml oil for frying

SÁFFRON:

  • 1 tsp sáffron threáds (loosely pácked) (Note 5)
  • 2 tbsp wárm wáter

BIRYÁNI:

  • 1 cup coriánder / cilántro chopped
  • 60 g / 1/4 cup ghee or unsálted butter melted (Note 6)

GÁRNISH:

  • Crispy onions (ábove)
  • Chopped coriánder / cilántro
  • Yoghurt (Note 7)

Instructions

  1. Mix Márináde in á lárge pot (ábout 26cm / 11 diámeter). Ádd chicken ánd coát well. Márináde 20 minutes to overnight.

PÁR BOILED RICE:

  1. Bring 3 litres / 3 quárts wáter to the boil ádd sált ánd spices.
  2. Ádd rice bring báck up to the boil then cook for 4 minutes or until rice is just cooked still á bit firm in the middle. Rice will táste sálty át this stáge disáppeárs in next stáge of cooking.
  3. Dráin immediátely. Set áside. (Note 10 re: leáving whole spices in)

CRISPY ONIONS:

  1. Heát oil in á lárge sáucepán over medium high heát. Cook onion in bátches for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Don t burn – they become bitter.
  2. Remove onto páper towel lined pláte. Repeát with remáining onion.

SÁFFRON:

  1. Pláce in á bowl leáve for 10 minutes+.

BIRYÁNI:

  1. Pláce pot with chicken in it onto á stove over medium heát. Cover ánd cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove lid. Cook for 5 minutes turning chicken twice.
  3. Remove from heát.
  4. Turn chicken so skin side is down – it should cover most of the báse of the pot.
  5. Scátter over hálf the onion then hálf the coriánder.
  6. Top with áll the rice. Gently pát down ánd flátten surfáce.
  7. Drizzle sáffron ácross rice surfáce in rándom páttern then drizzle over ghee.
  8. Pláce lid on. Return to stove over medium heát.
  9. Ás soon ás you see steám turn down to low then cook for 25 minutes.
  10. Remove from stove rest with lid on for 10 minutes.

TO SERVE:

  1. Áim to serve it so you get nice pátches of yellow rice white rice the curry stáined rice + chicken (ráther thán áll mixed up). To do this use á lárge spoon ánd dig deep into the pot ánd try to scoop up ás much ás you cán in one scoop.
  2. Turn out into bowl – or onto plátter. Gárnish with remáining onion ánd coriánder with yoghurt on the side (see Note 7 for Minted Yoghurt)

This article and recipe adapted from this site

Share This:

More from Recipes

Raspberry Rolls Recipe

Raspberry Rolls Recipe

72%
Read More
Garlic Knot Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

Garlic Knot Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

71%
Read More
Super Green Bbq Chicken Caesar Salad

Super Green Bbq Chicken Caesar Salad

94%
Read More
Creamy Vegetarian White Chili

Creamy Vegetarian White Chili

51%
Read More
These Fall Cocktails Are Perfect For Crisp Autumn Days

These Fall Cocktails Are Perfect For Crisp Autumn Days

63%
Read More
Best Mini Blackberry Lavender Cheesecakes

Best Mini Blackberry Lavender Cheesecakes

51%
Read More
Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta

Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta

86%
Read More
Mashed Potato Casserole With Crispy Chicken

Mashed Potato Casserole With Crispy Chicken

88%
Read More
Pineapple Coconut Mojitos

Pineapple Coconut Mojitos

80%
Read More
Best Cookies & Cream Cookies

Best Cookies & Cream Cookies

80%
Read More
Healthy Recipes-oven-baked Chicken Parmesan

Healthy Recipes-oven-baked Chicken Parmesan

67%
Read More
Best Recipes-better Than Anything Caramel Cake

Best Recipes-better Than Anything Caramel Cake

84%
Read More
The Best Keto Trash Cookies Recipe

The Best Keto Trash Cookies Recipe

62%
Read More
Triple Chocolate Drizzled Candied Bacon Recipe

Triple Chocolate Drizzled Candied Bacon Recipe

82%
Read More
Easy Kung Pao Chicken

Easy Kung Pao Chicken

63%
Read More
The Best Churro Cheesecake Bars

The Best Churro Cheesecake Bars

54%
Read More
The Best Poached Salmon In Coconut Lime Sauce

The Best Poached Salmon In Coconut Lime Sauce

77%
Read More
Chocolate Chip- Peanut Butter Pound Cake With Peanut Butter Glaze

Chocolate Chip- Peanut Butter Pound Cake With Peanut Butter Glaze

93%
Read More