Healthy Chicken Biryani Recipe By Zarnak Sidhwa

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Chicken with bones800 gm
Brown rice, Soaked 1 ½ cup
Saltto taste
Cinnamon2 sticks
Cloves5 – 6
Green cardamom3 – 4
Turmeric powder¼ tsp
Ginger, roughly chopped1 inch piece
Garlic cloves5 – 6
Onion, roughly chopped1 medium
Green chutney3 – 4 tbsp
Yogurt½ cup
All spice powder½ tsp
All spice powderto sprinkle
Saffron 5 – 6 springs
Milk¼ cup
Fried onions1 cup
Pure ghee2 tbsp
Rose petalsa few
Rose watera few drops
Kewra watera few drops
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish
Whole wheat flour dough as required


Heat sufficient water in a deep non stick pan, add rice, salt, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms and cook.Heat 2 tbsp oil in another non stick pan, add chicken, turmeric powder and salt and sauté. Grind ginger, garlic and onion and add to the chicken and mix. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.Add green chutney, adjust salt and mix well. Add yogurt and mix. Add garam masala powder and mix again. Take saffron and milk in a small bowl and heat in a microwave oven for ½ minute. Add fried onions to chicken and mix and cook till slightly dry.When the rice is almost done strain it into a bowl. Add desi ghee and mix and spread the rice over the chicken. Sprinkle rose petals, saffron milk, rose water, kewra water, garam masala powder, a few fresh torn mint leaves.Cover the pan and seal with dough. Cook under dum for 10-12 minutes on low heat. You can even keep the pan over a hot tawa and cook till done.Serve hot garnished with fresh mint sprig.

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Healthy Chicken Biryani Recipe By Zarnak Sidhwa

Healthy Chicken Biryani recipe by Zarnak Sidhwa. This delightful Main Course recipe of Healthy Chicken Biryani can be ready in approximately 30 Minutes and good to serve around 2-4 People. Follow all the steps recommended by Chef to get a perfect dish.