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

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

Reviews on 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 5/29/2015 1:04:40 AM

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