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How to prepare Chicken dhum biriyani

Chicken dham biriyani is prepared with marinated chicken pieces and rice. Most commonly, dham biriyani is prepared with basmathy rice. But i am preparing with jeera rice (jeeraha samba) which is using mostly in south Indian biriyanies. I am preparing this, using pressure cooker in low flame. It is very tasty and the method of preparation also very simple. First we have to marinate the chicken pieces with lime juice and some masala. Chicken dham biriyani is one of the very favorite menu in our house and my husband likes the most. Let’s prepare the tasty Chicken dham biriyani.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 15 Mins
Cooking time : 20 Mins
Serve for : 5 Persons

Ingredients :

Jeera rice : 1/2 Kg
Chicken : 1/4 Kg
Onion : 1 No
Curry leaves : Few
Mint leaves : 1/4 Cup
Coriander leaves : 1/4Cup
Curd : 1/2 Cup
Salt : To taste
Ghee : 3 Tsp
Bay leaves : 1 No
Cinnamon : 3 Nos
Cardamon : 2 Nos
Cloves : 4 Nos

For marinate :

Ginger : Medium pc
Garlic : 5 Nos
Green chilly : 3 Nos
Cumin powder : 1 Tsp
Fennel powder : 1 Tsp
Garam masala powder : 1 Tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Chilly powder : 2 Tsp
Lemon juice : 1 Tsp

Method :

Wash the chicken pieces with turmeric powder. Crush ginger, garlic, green chilly. Mix all the marinated ingredients and crushed paste and marinate with washed chicken pieces. soak the marinated chicken pieces
for minimum 15-20 Mins.

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamon and cloves.

Add onion slices, curry leaves, green chilly and fry till the onion goes golden brown. Add marinated chicken and fry well.

Add nicely chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves and fry.

Add washed jeera rice and fry a little.

Add 1/2 a cup of curd and water in 1:2 ratio. Add salt.

Allow it to boil till the rice became half-cooked. After the rice half-cooked, close the pressure cooker lid and wait for 10 minutes. Keep it in low flame.
After 10 minuets, switch off the flame and wait for another 10 minuets to open the lid. After that, open the cooker lid and transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with spicy chicken masala.

Everyone try this wonderful chicken biriyani and please post your valuable comments……
You can also view my Mutton biriyani recipe.


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