Bombay Biryani (chicken)

Serving = 5-6 persons

Ingredients,

List 1 (for marination)

  • Chicken   750-800 g
  • yogurt   1 cup /250 g
  • salt  1-1/2  tsp  or as required
  • red chili powder  1 tbsp
  • coriander powder  1-1/2 tbsp
  • garam masala powder  1 tbsp
  • lemon juice  1/4  cup
  • mint leaves   7-8
  • dried plums  1/2 cup  soaked in hot water
  • green chili  2
  • ginger garlic paste  3 tbsp heaped

List  2

  • onion  2
  • tomato   3
  • potatoes  2-3
  • mint leaves  15-20
  • fresh coriander   1/2 cup
  • milk  1/2 cup
  • yellow food colour  1/2 tsp
  • oil  for cooking and frying

List 3 (for boiling rice)

  • rice  550 g
  • mint leaves 4-5
  • small cardamom  4
  • big cardamom  2
  • caraway seeds  1 tsp
  • cloves  4-5
  • salt 4 tsp

Directions,

1. Add chicken and all list 1 ingredients in a bowl....marinate this for almost 1/2 hour.
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1. Add chicken and all list 1 ingredients in a bowl….marinate this for almost 1/2 hour.
2. Finely slice 2 onions, fry them until golden brown.
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2. Finely slice 2 onions, fry them on slow to medium heat until golden brown.
3. Take them out, set a side.
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3. Take them out, set a side.
4. Soak basmati rice for half hour.
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4. Soak basmati rice for half hour.
5. cut potatoes on 4 ,fry them until tender.
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5. cut potatoes on 4 ,fry them until tender.
6. add 1/2 cup oil in a pan add marinated chicken and half fried onion....keep half of them of end layering.
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6. add 1/2 cup oil in a pan add marinated chicken and half fried onion….keep half of them of end layering.
7. Stir it on high heat until all extra juices evaporates, then cook it on slow heat until chicken is tender.
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7. Stir it on high heat until all extra juices evaporates, then cook it on slow heat until chicken is tender.
8. turn off the heat add fried potatoes on top.
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8. turn off the heat add fried potatoes on top.
10. take sliced tomatoes,fry them with 2 tbsp oil on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
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10. take sliced tomatoes,fry them with 2 tbsp oil on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
10. add these on top of potatoes.
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10. add these on top of potatoes.
11. fill a pan with water,add all list 3 ingredients let it boil...
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11. fill a pan with water,add all list 3 ingredients let it boil…
12. add half hour soaked rice.boil them until half done.
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12. add half hour soaked rice.boil them until half done.
13. strain them.
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13. strain them.
14. add half chopped coriander and mint on chicken gravy.
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14. add half chopped coriander and mint on chicken gravy.
15. add rice, mix milk and yellow food colour...add on it, also add 1 tbsp kewra water.
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15. add rice, mix milk and yellow food colour…add on it, also add 1 tbsp kewra water.
16. now add remaining chopped coriander and mint with fried onions.
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16. now add remaining chopped coriander and mint with fried onions.
17. Now with tight lid cook it first on high heat for 1 minute then on slow heat for 10 minutes.
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17. Now with tight lid cook it first on high heat for 1 minute then on slow heat for 10 minutes.
18. open it and take out biryani from sides of the pan...you can see rice are nicely done.
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18. open it and take out biryani from sides of the pan…you can see rice are nicely done.
serve with any yogurt dip you like..
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serve with any yogurt dip you like..
Chicken Bombay biryani
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Chicken Bombay biryani

 

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Palwasha Ali

    I have tried you biryani for the 4th time now and turned out to be perfect each! Thank you so much.

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