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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Chicken Biryani(চিকেন বিরিয়ানি)

Ingredients :
  1. Chicken-2 lb (cut into medium size pieces)
  2. Basmati rice-2 cup
  3. Onion-2 medium(chopped)
  4. Red chili powder-1 Tbs or according to your taste
  5. Garam masala powder-2 ts
  6. Cumin powder-2 ts
  7. Coriander powder-1 ts
  8. Ginger paste-1 and 1/2 Tbs
  9. Garlic paste-1 and 1/2 Tbs
  10. Cardamom-4-5 pieces
  11. Cinnamon stick-4 pieces
  12. Bay leaves-4 pieces
  13. Aloobukhara/Dried prune-2 piece
  14. Nutmeg(Jaifol)-1 ts (paste)
  15. Mace(jaiotri)-1/6 ts (paste)
  16. Yogurt-1 and 1/2 cup
  17. Ghee-2 Tbs
  18. Oil-around 8 Tbs
  19. Salt-2 ts or according to your taste
*If all the ingredients are not available to you can
use ready biryani masala mix.
Procedure :
  1. Cut and wash chicken. Drain water from chicken.
  2. Add red chili powder, garam mashala powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,ginger paste,garlic paste,jaifal,jaiotri,yogurt and 1 ts salt to the chicken and mix all of them very well. Leave it for marinate around 1 hour.
  3. Wash the rice. Take 5 cup water in a deep pan and bring the water boil. When the water become boil add rice,2 pieces cardamom,2 pieces cinnamon stick,2 pieces bay leaves and 1 ts salt.
  4. Cook the rice until 3/4 is done. Drain and keep aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Add 1 chopped onion and fry until deep golden brown. Remove the fried onion from the pan and keep aside.
  6. Add the rest of whole garam masala into the pan and stir around 1 minute. Add marinated chicken. Cook it in medium heat around 25-30 minutes or until chicken become tender.
  7. Take a heavy bottom pan and spread alternate layers of chicken and rice. Carefully end it with rice layer and spread ghee top of the rice.
  8. Cover the pan with lid. If the lid is not tight seal the edge with flour dough.
  9. Cook it in low flame around 20-25 minutes. Turn off the burner and leave it for another 20 minutes.
  10. Spread the fried onion over the biryani.