Special Chicken Biryani

A well known Indian Recipe.

photo of special chicken biryany
photo of special chicken biryany
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Deepa.T's Secret Indian Recipe !
Serves: 
5

Preparation Time: 
1hr
Cooking Time: 
30mim


Ingredients: 
Chicken-1kg
Basmati rice-1kg
Onion 4-5
Tomato 4-5
Ginger-garlic paste - 2 tablespoon
Green chillies6-7
Curd - 1 cup
Garam masala powder 1/2 tablespoon
Coriander Powder - 2 tablespoon
Dry fenugreel leaves - few
Mint Leaves - few
Salt - To taste
Ghee - 8 tablespoon
Cinnamon bark -1 inch peice
Cloves 2-3
Cardamom - 1.2 tablespoon
Fenugreek 1/4 teaspoon
Bay leaf - 2
Biryani powder - 1 sachet
Directions: 
Take a cooker heat 8tsp of ghee.
Add whole spices like bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and fenugreek seeds and let them brown.
Afterwards add chopped sambar onion and fry till it becomes transparent.
Then add chopped coriander, fenugreek leaf, pudina leaf and fry for few seconds. Add ginger -garlic paste and 6-8 green chilly paste.
Add a cup of tomato puree and a cup of curd. Fry for a while.
Add 2-3sp of garam masala powder and biryani masala and mix.
Finaly add the chicken and fry all for 5 mintues. Add water,let it boil. .
Add basmati rice, lemon juice and salt. Allow it to boil.Then close the lid and simmer for 20-25 minutes. Serve hot biryani with onion and lemon.
Footnotes: 
Use ghee and sambar onion for better taste.