Yakhni Biryani

Yakhni Biryani is a different way of making appetizing chicken and rice together. This dish is famous in Pakistan and usually cooks in homes. It has a marvelous taste and has many spices which give a rich taste of dish. Do not underestimate you cooking skills and surprise your family with great tasting and perfect Yakhni Biryani.

Submited by HIbe rabani from karachi
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Chicken piece ½ kg
Rice (soaked) 300 gram
Butter 1 cup
Water 1 cup
Onions 2
Yogurt 250 grams
Kewra 3 tbsp
yellow color ½ tsp
green chilies 6 to 8
aniseeds 4 to 4
whole spices 25 grams
fennel seeds 1 tbsp
coriander seeds 1 tbsp
cumin seeds 1 tbsp
ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
turmeric powder 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


• Heat clarified butter in a pot and fry ginger/garlic, onion and chicken.
• Put fennel seeds and coriander in a muslin pouch and add to the pot.
• When chicken changes color and hot spices, salt turmerica, green chillies and water; fry and remove from flame.
• In a separate pot boil rice with aniseed flower, cumins and salt
• Layer cooked rice on the top of chicken in the pot and pour 4 tbsp clarified butter over it. Put on dum
• Mix and dish out

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Reviews & Discussions - Yakhni Biryani
Yakhni Biryani and Yakhni Pulao is a same dish? Please guide me I am confused because some people call Yakhni Pulao Biryani as well.

Najaf Ali - Karachi 29 May, 2015

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