Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Chicken Biryani Sanjeev Kapoor's recipe tweaked

Chicken 500 grams - cut into small pieces
Rice 1cup
Oil and to deep fry - 2 tbsps
Cinnamon 1 inch stick
Bay leaves 2
Cloves - 4
Cumin seeds  1 tsp
Cardamom- 2
2 Onions chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
Green chillies to taste
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsps
1/2 cup curd mixed with 1/2 cup water

Clean chicken and keep aside.
Boil rice and keep aside too. Rice should be three-fourths done. 
In a pan, heat oil, add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, cardamoms and fry. Add onions, green chilles and saute. After a minute, add the chicken pieces. Add tomatoes. Add salt, dry spices, ginger-garlic paste, curd mix and add the boiled rice on top. Mix well.
Keep the flame on lowest and cook on low heat for about ten minutes. Turn off flame, check for done-ness. Let it rest for about 10 mins or so before serving.

Linking this to Kaarasaaram's Royal Feast - Biryani 
and also entering the giveaway announced!!

1 comment:

  1. nice recipe for Chicken Biryani...the preparation sounds very easy...