Yakhni Biryani Recipe

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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 Read More

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. Hide

INGREDIENTS

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

METHOD

• 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 and Yakhni Pulao is a same dish? Please guide me I am confused because some people call Yakhni Pulao Biryani as well.
By: Najaf Ali, Form: Karachi, on 29 May, 2015