Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 6 servings
 
A delicious hyderabadi style chicken dum biryani which is not that complicated at all. Follow my step by step directions and you will get perfect biryani everytime.
Ingredients
  • Oil - 1.5 cup
  • Potatoes - 2 large peeled and cubed
  • Onion - 3 large sliced thinly
  • Kewra Water - 1 tsp
  • Rose Essence - 1 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves - ¼ cup chopped finely
  • Mint Leaves - ¼ cup chopped finely
  • Ghee - 2 tblsp
  • Saffron a pinch
  • Milk - 3 tblsp
  • Chapati Dough as needed
FOR MARINATION:
  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Yogurt - ½ cup
  • Chilli powder - 2 tblsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 4 tblsp
  • Lemon Juice - 4 tblsp
  • Coriander Leaves - ½ cup chopped
  • Mint Leaves - ½ cup chopped
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblsp
  • Green Chillies - 2 slit
FOR COOKING RICE:
  • Basmati Rice - ½ kg
  • Water lots of it
  • Pepper - 1 tblsp
  • Cinnamon stick - 2 stick
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cardamom powder - 6
  • Cloves - 6
  • Bay Leaf - 2
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan, deep fry potatoes till golden brown, drain and set aside.
  2. In the same oil add onions and fry till golden. Set aside ½ of the fried onions for topping.
  3. Now take chicken in a bowl, add all ingredients given for marination. Add ½ of the fried onions and 1 cup of the onion fried oil. Mix well and leave to marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Now take basmati rice and wash well. Soak for 30 mins.
  5. Now bring lots of water to a boil. Add all whole spices and salt. Once it boils, add rice and cook till it is 75% cooked. Drain and set aside.
  6. Now take a large pan, add the chicken in the base. top with cooked rice,
  7. Now top with fried potatoes, onions, coriander leaves, mint leaves, kewra water, rose essence, saffron soaked milk and ghee.
  8. Spread chapati dough around the edges of the pan, place a lid over it and seal the pot.
  9. Cook on very low heat for 40 to 45 mins.
  10. Now remove it from flame and let it sit for 15 mins.
  11. Now open the lid and mix the rice gently.
  12. Serve hot.
Recipe by Yummy Tummy at https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/hyderabadi-chicken-dum-biryani-recipe/