Mughlai Chicken Biryani

Mughlai Chicken Biryani

Make Mughlai Chicken Biryani at Home.

Sandhi Ra


  1. 1/2 Kilo Chicken , Washed and Drained
  2. 2 Cups Basmati Rice , Soaked and Drained
  3. 3 Onion , Medium-sized , Sliced
  4. 2 Tomato , Medium-sized , Chopped
  5. 2 Teaspoons Garlic Paste
  6. 2 Teaspoons Ginger Paste
  7. 2 Teaspoons Cumin Seeds
  8. 2 Teaspoons Coriander Powder
  9. 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  10. 1 Teaspoon Masala Biryani
  11. 1/4 Teaspoon Cardamom Green
  12. 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  13. 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  14. 2 Teaspoons Red Chilli Powder
  15. 2 Cloves
  16. 2 Teaspoons Almonds , Crushed
  17. 1 Cinnamon Stick
  18. 1/2 Cup Yogurt
  19. 2 Green chillies , Chopped
  20. 2 Tablespoons Ghee
  21. 1 Pinch Saffron Food Color or
  22. Coriander Mint Leaves Few and , Chopped
  23. as required Water
  24. Oil , for frying
  25. To Taste Salt


60 mins
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    Take a medium bowl and add yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, chili powder, nutmeg, salt, black pepper powder, coriander powder, almonds and biryani masala in it and mix well to make marinate

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    The chicken into the paste and keep it aside for an hour

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    Heat oil in a large -bottomed pan, add cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. Now add onion, mint leaves and green chilies. Cook on low flame until turns to golden brown then add tomato and saute for couple of minutes

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    Now add marinated chicken in that pan and toss well. Pour 2 cups of water or more(if needed) in pan. Mix well and adjust salt and seasoning. Keep cooking

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    Add soaked rice and ghee in pan. Covered pan and keep stirring over a medium flame till the rice and chicken both are cooked properly. Uncovered the pan, sprinkle with saffron or food color and coriander leaves and cook for another minute. Turn off the heat

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    Serve hot with green chutney and raita

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