Explain the recipe for making chicken biryani?

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Nishi Tiwari asked 06-Feb-2020 in Food & Cooking by Nishi Tiwari

Tell me about the recipe for making chicken biryani.

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 07-Feb-2020 by Saddiya Anwar

Explain the recipe for making chicken biryani?

One of the most popular of Mughal cuisine is chicken biryani which brings water in our mouth by its name only. This dish constitute meat and rice which never allows you to order for another dish because of its sufficiency. This dish is enjoyed by every community and able to bring smile easily. 

Here is one amazing recipe to make chicken biryani.  
For 5 servings, these are the ingredients : 
600 grams basmati rice
1 kg of chicken thighs
4tbsp of mint leaves
1 tbsp of garam masala powder
Salt to taste
2 pinches of saffron
2 tbsp of coriander powder
1 tbsp of ginger paste
1 tbsp of garlic paste
4 green chillies
2 tbsp of tomato puree
300 grams tomato
400 grams white onion
2 tbsp of cumin seeds
8 green cardamom
Refined oil as required
1 tbsp of milk
For marination you would require : 
1/2 tbsp of chilli powder
1 tbsp of powdered turmeric
6 tbsp plain Greek yoghurt
First you need to marinate the chicken thigh with the marination ingredients : Mix them well in one big bowl and keep it aside for 20-30 minutes. Also soak saffron in milk and keep it aside.  
Meanwhile, in a big pan pour oil and add cumin seeds, green cardamom, sliced onions, tomatoes and tomato puree. And fry them well for 4-5 minutes. Then add chillies, ginger garlic paste and coriander powder to the frying mixture on low medium flame. Now, add marinated chicken into the frying mixture and let the chicken soak the mixture thoroughly.  
After 5 minutes, heat the mixture on medium flame and keep stirring by adding little water if you find it thick.  
Once the mixture is ready turn off the flame and add half boiled rice into the mixture. Spread saffron milk, mint and coriander leaves. Again repeat the process with left over rice and chicken mixture.  After all of this cover the lid and keep the pan on low medium flame for 10 minutes.  Serve this delicious chicken briyani with raita and chutney. 

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