Thursday, May 24, 2012

Simple Chicken Biryani


we have diffrent varriants in biryani... but this is very simple and easy chicken biryani... all you guys need:

Chicken 1 1/2 lbs
rice 2 cups (750 gms)
potatoes 2 cubed
tomatoes 2 large
fried onion 6 - 8 tbsp
garlic paste 1 tbsp
ginger paste 1 tbsp
red chili pd 1 tbsp
salt 1 tsp
coriander pd 1 tsp
all spice pd 1 tsp
turmeric pd 1/4 tsp
cumin pd 1 tsp
dried plumps (alloo bukhara) 5-6
bay leave 2 
black cumin 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
oil 1/2 cup
orange color 1/4 tsp

heat oil add chopped tomatoes



cook tomatoes till soft, add ginger & garlic paste


add washed chicken mix well


add salt, red chili pd, coriander pd, cumin pd and all spice pd, and plumps... mix well


add potatoes...  cook on low heat till chicken get tender... add fried onions and whipped yogurt


cook till oil comes up... switch off


separately boil rice with black cumin seeds, white cumin seeds and bay leaf and salt till they are 3/4th done

spread half of them in a pan


spread the cooked curry over it


and then cover it with remaining rice.... sprinkle orange color simmer and cover... and cook till rice get completely done...


dish out and serve with yogurt sauce (raita)



2 comments:

  1. Hello. What does "pd" stand for? Your recipes call for cumin pd, red chili pepper pd, etc.

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    1. hey! so sorry i took a short cut... pd is short for powder... cumin powder and red chili powder

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