Chicken Biryani for biryani lovers —

Here is a plate of Chicken Biryani for you —


Biryani is a rice-based dish made with spices, mainly basmati rice and mixed with chicken , mutton, paneer etc.

Biryani is believed to have been invented from the kitchen of the Mughal emperors.

It is a very popular in Indian Sub continent.

Star Ingredient :

Basmati Rice —

(Serves 5- 6 people)—-

 Main Ingredients : 

  • Medium pieces chicken (with bone) ——  800 gm
  • Basmati Rice ——— Medium  4 cups
  • Sliced Onion —–   5 large one
  • Potato cut into 4 medium pieces—– 3
  • Dahi – ½ cup
  • Onion , ginger , garlic paste —– 10 teaspoon
  • Khuskhus paste —- 4 teaspoon
  • Kaju paste —– 4 teaspoon
  • Pudina and green chilli paste —– 4 teaspoon
  • Ghee —  10 teaspoon
  • Oil —- half a cup
  • Whole garam masala (clove, elaichi, and dalchini)—- 5 to 6 pieces each
  • Saffron – few strands dissolved in warm milk
  • Kaju tukda (fried)—-  10 to 15 pieces.
  • Everest chicken biryani masala 5 to 6 teaspoon


Marinate the chicken pieces overnight with curd , onion,ginger,garlic paste, khuskhus , kaju paste, pudina and green chilli paste , some salt and oil .


Method :

Put some oil in a kadhai with some whole garam masala . heat the oil , then put in the marinated chicken into the kadhai.  Cook in slow heat   till oil separetes and the chicken gets cooked( it will take more or less half and hour to  45 min cook).

Meanwhile fry the potatoes( till it is well cooked)  and onions in oil in another wok. After frying keep it aside.

Mix saffron in warm milk in a small bowl.

Cook the rice till al dante in a water mixture with garam masala and 2 teaspoon of ghee. Drain the rice and keep it  in a separate bowl.IMG_1571



Take a big dekchi . Put some ghee into it.  Then put some of the potatoes and chicken pieces. On top of it put a layer of rice .Sprinkle some fried onion, pudina,fried kaju , salt, saffron mixture and biryani masala.

Repeat this procedure couple of times.  Ensure that the last layer on top should be that of rice. Sprinkle few drops of kewra water on top of the  last rice layer. Cover the top with a lid and seal from the sides with atta dough.

Put the whole layered biryani now on dum on slow heat for 15 to 20 m.

After it is done transfer it to serving bowl and garnish it with fried kaju, fried onions and some pudina  leaves.

Voila your sumptuous homemade biryani is ready to savour.



24 Comments Add yours

  1. leggypeggy says:

    Thanks so much for this recipe. We love biryani.

    Liked by 3 people

  2. flavours2017 says:

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  3. InspiresN says:

    It looks so delicious Sangita! Thank you for sharing 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  4. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks a lot Nisha 😊


  5. Gul Randhawa says:

    Looks yummy… Will surely try it!

    Liked by 2 people

  6. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks a lot —


  7. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks Nisha —and glad that you liked it —

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Jyoti Rao :) says:

    Looks very tempting and delicious

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  9. Biryani lovers will sure have biryani the minute they read this.

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  10. flavours2017 says:

    Thanks Sparsha for such a lovely comment

    Liked by 1 person

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