Tandoori Chicken Biryani Recipe

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Those who are learning how to cook can try out this delicious Tandoori Chicken Biryani posted here along with ingredients and step by step method. You can facilitate from th Read More

Those who are learning how to cook can try out this delicious Tandoori Chicken Biryani posted here along with ingredients and step by step method. You can facilitate from this online recipe service and make some delicious food for your family. Hide

INGREDIENTS

Chicken – 1 kg

Marinate

Curd – 3/4 cup

Chilli powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Tandoori masala – 6 to 7 tsp

Ginger and garlic paste – 3 tbsp

Mace and nutmeg powder (optional) – 1/2 tsp

Saffron – a pinch

Lemon juice – 3 tbsp

Salt – as required

Gravy

Oil 2 tbsp

Bay leaf – 2

Black cardamom – 2

Cloves – 4

Cinnamon sticks (1 inch size) – 3

Black cumin seeds – 1 tsp

Onion (sliced) – 5

Ginger and garlic paste – 2 tbsp

Tomatoes – 4

Coriander leaves – 1 cup

Mint – 1 cup

Chilli powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Green chillies (optional) – 5

Curd – 1/2 cup

Mace and nutmeg powder (optional) – a pinch

Salt – as required

Rice

Basmati Rice – 3 cups

Black cardamom – 1

Black cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Salt – as required

Green cardamom (optional) – 3

Cloves (optional) – 3

Layering

yellow Colour – a pinch

Mint – 1/2 cup

Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup

Mace and nutmeg powder – 2 pinches

Fried onions – 1/4 cup

Lemon juice – 3 tbsp

METHOD

Marinate for tandoori chicken
Marinate the chicken with curd, chilli powder, turmeric powder, tandoori masala and other ingredients.

Use salt as per taste.

Leave the chicken to marinate for about 4 hrs to overnight.

Cooking tandoori chicken

Place the chicken in a pan and cook until all the moisture is absorbed.

Cook the chicken without closing the lid.

When the chicken is cooked and all the moisture is absorbed, place the cooked chicken on a pre-heated grill pan with a few tsp of oil.

Turn the chicken after a couple of minutes. Cook on a medium flame.

Drizzle a little oil half way through the cooking. Cook well on both sides until you get that glaze, shine and char grilled effect on the chicken.

Making gravy
Take a big utensil, add oil and fry onions till soft and brown. take 1/4 cup onions and keep it aside.

Now in the same vessel, add bay leaf and all the whole spices and stir for 1 min.

Add ginger and garlic paste, tomatoes and stir well.

Cook until the tomatoes are soft.

Add chilli powder and other remaining dry spices and stir for about 2 mins. Add curd and mix well for 2 mins.

Also add the remaining left over marinate and also some gravy, which is left from the tandoori chicken cooking.

Cook for a few minutes with the lid closed and until it gets to a gravy consistency and oil starts to leave on top.

Add mint, coriander leaves, salt and simmer for about 5 minutes. for the rice, add rice, salt and water in a pan .Put half the rice on the gravy.

Spread it properly. Place tandoori chicken pieces. Put rice again and spread.

Add fried onions, mint, coriander leaves, mace and nut meg powder, saffron or colour, lemon juice and then at last all the tandoori chicken pieces.

Close the lid tightly and cook it on simmer for 20 to 25 mins or until the rice is fully cooked.

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By: Husna, Form: Karachi, on 02 Mar, 2017
this chicken biryani recipe in urdu is very unique have seen so many biryani but not this hear and seen first time..i will very thing with steam aroma in it..
By: Syed Habib , Form: karachi, on 31 Dec, 2013
Good excellent
By: waqas aslam, Form: gujrat, on 25 Dec, 2013