Simple Chicken Biriyani

               Eid Mubarak to all my friends and readers…..


700 gm chicken
2 cup basmati rice
4 big onions, sliced
2 tbsp ginger, crushed
2 tbsp garlic, crushed
10 big green chillies, crushed
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 cup mint leaves
1 1/2 tbsp yoghurt, sourless
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala
3 1/2 cup boiling water
4 tbsp ghee


  1. Cut chicken into small pieces, clean it and keep it aside.
  2. Wash and drain the basmati rice. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan and add crushed garlic, ginger and green chillies and saute well till raw smell disappears.
  4. Add sliced onions and saute well till transparent.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add tomato sauce and mix well.
  6. Then add yoghurt and mix well.
  7. Add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves and mix well. Add garam masala and mix well.
  8. Add cleaned chicken pieces and enough salt and mix well for few minutes.
  9. Now add the drained basmati rice and stir well.
  10. Add 3 1/2 cup boiling water and lemon juice ,stir well and cook covered. 
  11. When it starts to boil, reduce heat and cook on low heat till done.
  12. Switch off and keep uncovered for about 5 minutes.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve …….
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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