Jul 7, 2015

Easy Herb Chicken Biryani Recipe - Pressure Cooker Biryani Recipes


I have made so many types of biryani in my blog..My all time favourite is pressure cooker biryani and one pot biryani. They are not only so easy to make, but taste really delicious too..

Check out my collections of biryani recipes here..

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time  : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves : 6 to 8

Ingredients:

Oil - 1/2 cup
Onions - 3 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 2 large sliced thinly
Chicken - 500 grams with bone, cut into small pieces
Basmati Rice - 1 kg or 5 cups
Chilli Powder - 1.5 tblspn
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste
Water - 7.5 cup ( for 1 cup rice you need 1.5 cup water)
Ghee - 2 tblspn

For Masala:
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Mint Leaves - 1 cup
Coriander Leaves - 1 cup
Cloves / Krambu - 10
Cardamom / Yelakai - 10
Bay Leaf - 3
Cinnamon / Pattai - 5 cm piece
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tblspn
Black Stone Flower / Kal Paasi - 4 piece
Star Anise - 1
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tblspn
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblspn
Green Chillies - 10

Method:

Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins.

Grind the ingredients for masala and make it into a fine puree.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add in onions and salt. Fry this till golden brown.

Add in tomatoes and cook that for couple of mins.


Add in the ground masala and cook till oil separates.

Add in chicken and mix well. Add in the spice powders and mix well.


Now cook the chicken for 15 mins or so.

Now add in the rice and toss well.

Pour in water, bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer the flame and cook for 15 to 20 mins. Let the pressure go all by itself. 

Now open the cooker, add in ghee and mix well.

Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients
Soak basmati rice for 30 mins and drain them
These are your masala ingredients


take coconut in a blender


add in all the whole spices


add in ginger garlic paste..you can use some
chopped ginger and garlic


add in green chillies


and lots of mint leaves


and coriander leaves


add little water


make it into a smooth puree


Now heat oil in a pot or pressure cooker..Add in onions


and some salt


fry the onions


cook till they turn golden


add in sliced tomatoes


toss well as well


add in the masala


mix well


cook till oil separates


add in chicken 


Now add in little coriander powder, chilli powder and garam masala powder


mix that well


cook the chicken for 15 mins or so


now add in the rice


toss that well


pour in water


mix well


bring it to a boil


cook till done


before serving, add in some ghee and mix gently


Serve

9 comments:

  1. Hi Aarthy,
    Can i use sona masoori rice for this? If yes, then what is the ratio of water?

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  2. How many cooker whistles aarthi?

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  3. @Anonymoussame ratio for 1 cup rice use 1.5 cup of water

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  4. @uthaya jonce the rice boils,put it in a very low simmer cover and pressure cook for 15 mins. thats it

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  5. @Aarthi

    Thank you Aarthi. Gonna try this today....

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  6. Yum i love this recipe. Tastes great. Thanks for sharing.

    Simon

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  7. @Aarthi .Hi aarthi. I've two questions, 1.So there is no need for whistle only thing I've to do is cooking for 15 mins in a lower flame?
    2. Can I use normal rice instead of basmati with other ingredients as same measurements you mentioned?
    Awaiting for your reply.... Ishu

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  8. @Aarthi. Hi aarthi. I've two questions, 1.So there is no need for whistle only thing I've to do is cooking for 15 mins in a lower flame? 2. Can I use normal rice instead of basmati with other ingredients as same measurements you mentioned? Awaiting for your reply... Ishu

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  9. @Ishuyes cook for 15 mins on low flame..
    U can use normal rice too, but the water level will vary..use around 2.5 cup of rice.

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