Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani! Eid Special!!

The Ramadan season has come to an end and I thought it would be nice to share my recipe of Hyderabadi Chicken Dum Biryani with all of you guys. Here’s my recipe:
<I’ll do away with the ingredients because the quantity differs with taste>

  • Marinate chicken in a mixture of curd, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder.
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan and fry bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, elaichi, chopped green chillies, chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.
  • Add the marinated chicken to the pan with a little water. Close the pan with a lid and let the chicken be cooked properly.
  • Meanwhile, soak rice (preferably basmati) in water for about 20 minutes.
  • Bring water required to cook the rice to a boil and butter/oil, bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon, elaichi and a pinch of salt. Add the soaked rice and cook until done.
  • While the rice is getting ready, check the cooked chicken for salt and spices and once set, fry till oil oozes out.
  • Preheat oven at 185 C for 10 minutes.
  • Grease the bottom of a bowl and add layers of chicken masala and rice one after the other. (Start with chicken and end with rice so that rice is the topmost layer).
  • Cover the bowl with a wet cloth and bake it for 20 minutes.

Tasty and delicious chicken dum biryani is ready to be served with golden-brown fried onions or raitha.

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Sindhuri Vukka

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