Mughlai Biryani is a recipe for Non-Veg Lovers & is known for its richness & wonderful aroma highlighted in the use of exotic Spices It tastes simply delicious & spicy with full of irresistible flavors. In this recipe, the rice is flavored with exotic spices, combined with youghurt and cooked carefully with the marinated chicken Here goes the traditional Mughlai style Biryani recipe yet, So easy ! Try it – U’ll love it..:)
Chicken - 300 g
Basmati rice - 1 ½ cup
Yoghurt - ¼ cup
Garam masala pwd - 1 tsp
Biryani masala - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Cumin - ½ tsp
Cloves - 2
Black pepper - ½ tsp
Bay leaf - 2
Cardamom - 2
Cinnamon - 1
Onion - 2
Green chilly - 1 or 2
Tomato - 1
Red chilly pwd - ½ tsp
Coriander pwd - ¾ tsp
Mint & coriander leaves - 1 cup
Food color ( optional ) - a pinch
Salt to taste
Clean and wash chicken pieces.
Marinate with yoghurt, garam masala pwd, biryani masala, ginger garlic paste and salt for 1 hour.
Wash and soak biryani rice in water for 10 mins.
Drain and keep aside.
Heat oil, ghee in a pan.
Add cumin, cloves, black pepper, bay leaf, cardamoms and a stick of cinnamon.
Add finely chopped onions, mint leaves, chilly and cook on low medium heat , until it turns golden brown.
Add tomato and fry for couple of minutes.
Now add marinated chicken, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd and mix everything together.
Fry in low flame for 5 to 7 minutes by stirring frequently.
Add finely chopped coriander leaves and sauté for a minute.
Now add 2 ½ cup of water.
Mix well and taste & adjust salt and seasonings.
Add soaked rice and stir well.
Pressure cook for one whistle and simmer for 5 to 6 mins or until the rice is done.
Mix a pinch of food color in few drops of water.
Once the pressure goes off, add food color ( optional ) water in circular motion and leave aside for 3 to 4 mins.
Now fluff the biryani gently.
Classic Chicken Biryani with awesome flavor is ready to serve.
We enjoyed it hot with onion raitha and tandoori chicken..!