Monday, 16 January 2012

CHICKEN BIRIYANI

Chicken biriyani ingredients:

1.  Chicken - ½ kg
2.  Basmati rice - 3 cup
3.  Ghee - 5 tsp
4.  Onion big - 1 sliced
5.  Tomato medium - 1 chopped
6.  Green chillies - 5
7.  Ginger - 2 inch
8.  Garlic - 4 pods
9.  Cashew nuts -10
10. Saffron - a pinch
11. Coconut milk - 1 cup
12. Coriander leaves - ½ cup      (chopped)
13. Mint leaves - ½ cup            (chopped)
14. Water - 5 cups
15. Cardamom - 2
16. Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
17. Jaji flower - 1
18. Anasi flower - 1
19. Cloves - 3






Chicken biriyani preparation:


First clean and wash the chicken pieces. Drain all the water and keep it aside.

Next make a paste with green chillies, ginger and garlic.

Take a pressure cooker and heat with 5 tsp of ghee. Then add cardamom, cloves, anasi flower, jaji flower, cashew nuts and cinnamon.

Fry for few seconds. Then add onions and sauté for 2 mins.

Then add tomato pieces, chicken pieces and paste. Sauté until the raw smell disappears.

Now add the washed basmati rice and combine well.

Then add coconut milk, water, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Again combine well and close the pressure cooker.

Pressure cook for 2 whistles and switch off the stove.

Chicken biriyani is ready. Serve with onion raitha.