Delicious Chicken Biryani Recipe

Ingredients :

Chicken – boneless pieces

Basmati Rice/ Biryani Rice

Plain Yogurt

Onions – 1 cup

Capsicum – 1 (chopped)

Pudina leaves – few

Spring onions/ Vengaya thal – 3 (chopped)

Tomato – 1 cup

Green chili’s – 3

Cumin seeds

Star Anise

Cinnamon/ Pattai

Cloves/ Krambu

Pepper/ Milagu

Cardamom/ Elaichi/ Yelakkai

Bay leaves/ Brinji ilai

Cashew nuts

Biryani Masala

Red chili powder and Coriander powder – a pinch

Turmeric powder




Method :

1. Take chicken pieces in a bowl add plain yogurt, mix well and keep it aside

2. Soak the rice an hour before preparing the recipe

3. Take a pressure cooker add ghee, oil, cumin seeds, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, pepper, cashew nuts and fry

4. Add all the vegetables ie., onions, capsicum, green chili’s, spring onions, tomato, pudina leaves, to the fried masala ingredients, also add turmeric powder, biryani masala, red chili powder, coriander powder, salt and mix well

5. After the vegetables are fried add the chicken pieces, mix well and fry a little

6. Add rice, and water (for two cups of rice add one and a quarter cups of water), close the lid of the pressure cooker and wait for exactly one whistle and before the second whistle starts remove it from the stove, the recipe is ready


Basmati Rice is also called Biryani Rice

Spring onions in tamil is called Vengaya thal

Cinnamon  in tamil is called Pattai

Cloves in tamil is called Krambu

Pepper in tamil is called Milagu

Cardamom in hindi is called Elaichi in tamil is called Yelakkai

Bay leaves in tamil is called Brinji ilai