|Mughlai Chicken Briyani|
This is a flavourful briyani recipe which is a typical dish from the Mughals...This is rich creamy and full of flavour.. I served this with Mughlai Chicken...I send this recipe to Blogging Marathan-Day 3 with the theme “Nawabi Khana”.I hope you like it and let me know what you think..
Basmati rice-1 cup
Fried onion-1 cup
Cashew-10 grind into paste
Mint leaves-1 cup
Coriander leaves-1 cup
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tsp
Bay leaf / Brinji ilai-1
Cinnamon / Pattai-1 small piece
Cardamom / Yelakai-4
Ginger garlic and chilli paste-2 tblspn
Saffron / Yellow colour- a pinch mixed with some milk
Soak the rice for 30 mins..Drain it and set aside.Heat a big pan with lots of water and bring that to boil...Add salt to it and add in the rice...Simmer this till the rice is ¾ cooked..Drain it and leave it to cool so that it gets into individual grains..
Marinate the chicken with curd, coriander powder,salt and garam masala powder for 30 min..
Heat butter and oil in a kadai..Add in cardamom,bay leaf,cinnamon,cumin,mace in this and fry for 30 sec.
Add in ginger garlic and chilli paste and cook for 30 sec.
Add in cashew paste and cook till oil separates.Add in the marinated chicken and mix well.
Throw in mint leaves and coriander leaves...Pour a splash of water and bring this to boil..
Simmer this until the chicken is cooked.There should be some gravy left in this..
Now take a oven proof dish or a microwave dish...Spoon half of the chicken gravy in the bottom..
Add rice,fried onions,mint,coriander leaves on top..
Spoon some more gravy on top of the rice..Finish it off with some more rice,fried onion,mint,coriander leaves,raisins and saffron liquid.
Cover this with foil and place it in a 120°C(240°F) oven for 30-45 mins.If you are going to use microwave,Cover this with the microwave lid or plastic wrap and cook it on high for 10 mins..
Take it out of the oven and mix gently...Serve hot with any curry..
|Grab your ingrediants|
|Cook rice in salted water till three fourth done...|
|Marinate chicken in Curd, Coriander powder and Chilli powder|
|Add cinnamon,mace,cardamom in hot oil...|
|Add Cumin seeds and Bay leaf|
|Add in ginger garlic and chilli paste....|
|add in cashew paste...|
|add in chicken pieces|
|add in coriander leaves & mint leaves|
|Add a splash of water...|
|cover and cook till oil separates and chicken is cooked...|
|untill the chicken is done...|
|Add a spoonful of curry in the bottom...Add in some rice and some fried onions and herbs...|
|Add in rest of the Curry and Rice....Top it with Fried onion,Raisans and Herbs..Pour some saffron milk...|
|Put this in oven and cook on a low temparature for 30 mins...|
|yummy looking dish|
|Serve with any curry|
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