Chicken Biryani Recipe for Muslims

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

 Islamic Chicken Biryani Muslim’s Style Recipe

Muslims Style Chicken Biryani



Biryani is considered the favorite dish for all vegetarian and non vegetarians. If you are non Muslim or non vegetarian you can taste Islamic Muslim style biryani with superb, fragrant, non-greasy yet finger-licking good with delicious flavor. It can be used for functions as well as for home and so cheap. You can make this at home easily.

Here we are sharing chicken biryani fro Muslims use, if you take this recipe just for once you must be try for further. It is most favorable biryani.

Basmati Rice – 2 cups

Chicken with bone – ½ kg

Ginger – small piece

Garlic – 5

Green chili – 2

Oil – 2 tbsp

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Cloves – 3 to 4

Cinnamon – 1 “ piece

Bay leaf – 2

Star anise – 1

Cardamom – 2 to 3

Onion – 2

Coriander & Mint leaves – finely chopped 1 cup

Tomato – 2

Yoghurt – ½ cup

Turmeric pwd – a pinch

Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Red chilly pwd – ½ tsp

Salt to taste

1. Wash and soak Basmati rice in water for 5 mins, drain and set aside.

2. Clean and wash the chicken pieces.

3. Marinate with lemon juice, salt, turmeric pwd and red chilly pwd.

4. Make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chilly.

5. Take a deep bottomed pan, heat oil and ghee in it.

6. When oil is hot, add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, star anise & cardamom.

7. Wait till it splutters.

8. Add finely chopped onions and fry until it turns golden brown.

9. Now add the freshly ground paste (step 4).

10. Fry till the raw smell disappears.

11. Add the chopped coriander and mint leaves.

12. Mix well and sauté for a minute.

13. Add chicken pieces and sauté until the chicken absorbs the masala.

14. Now add the mashed tomatoes, curd, and turmeric pwd, salt and cook until oil separates out.

15. Add 4 cups of water and combine well.

16. Check for salt and spicy seasonings

17. Now add the basmati rice.

Gently stir in the contents to combine well.

18. Cover the pan with lid, reduce the flame to medium.

19. Pressure cook for one whistle and simmer for 5 to 7 mins.

20. Once the pressure goes off, fluff the rice gently.

21. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

22. Enjoy the delicious & luxurious Muslim’s Chicken Biryani .

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