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Shahi Chicken Biryani

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 8-10
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Average   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 1 hour
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Shahi Chicken Biryani recipe by Nazia Nazar at
Festive Biryani in which the delicacy of meat and rice flavored with rich spices.

6 cups Rice (basmati)
1 kg ChickenClick to find more about Chicken
3 tbsps. Vegetable Oil
3 tbsps. Clarified ButterClick to find more about Clarified Butter
5 nos. OnionClick to find more about Onion (red, thin sliced)
3 nos. PotatoClick to find more about Potato (peeled and cut)
30 gms. GingerClick to find more about Ginger (paste)
30 gms. GarlicClick to find more about Garlic (paste)
5 nos. Green Chilies (paste)
10 gms. Coriander leavesClick to find more about Coriander leaves (paste)
2 tsps. All spice powder

4 tbsps. Yoghurt
4 tbsps. TomatoClick to find more about Tomato (Puree/paste)
3 tbsps. Red Chili Powder
2 tsps. TurmericClick to find more about Turmeric Powder
1 pinch Saffron
SaltClick to find more about Salt to taste
3 tsps. Milk
23 drops color (orangeClick to find more about orange recommended)

1. Marinate the chickenClick to find more about chicken with garlicClick to find more about garlic, gingerClick to find more about ginger, coriander, green chillie, tomatoes paste, red chili powder, turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder, dry garam masala powder,saltClick to find more about salt and yoghurt and keep it aside for half an hour.
2. Cook rice separately (do not cook fully. keep it semicooked), add saltClick to find more about salt, sprinkle it with color and keep aside.
3. Heat milk, put pinch of zafran and keep aside.
4. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in pan. Deep fry half the quantity of onions and all the potatoes till onionClick to find more about onion is golden brown.
5. Remove both from the pan and keep aside.
6. Fry the remaining onionClick to find more about onion in the same oil till slight golden brown and put the marinated chickenClick to find more about chicken. Cook for 10 minutes.
7. Take a separate utensil, put gheeClick to find more about ghee and 1 tbsp of oil, half quantity of semicooked rice, all fried potatoes and half quantity of fried onions and milk of zafran.
8. Put the cooked chickenClick to find more about chicken on top of it and then cover it with the remaining semicooked rice.
9. Garnish with coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves and rest of the fried onions.
10. Tightly cover the utensil and cook for another 10 minutes.
11. Serve hot with salad and lemon.

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by Anonymous No Rating
good and delicious.i will tryy

Wed Mar 27, 2013

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars

Fri Mar 09, 2012

by Anonymous 1/5 Star
i hv tried this recipe. its actually very delicious, gud for any thing about this is that its not time consuming and tastes great at the same.

Sat Nov 27, 2010

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars
good recipie, i will try

Fri Feb 05, 2010

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars
its a good recepie, i like it.

Tue Jan 05, 2010

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