Chicken Biryani(Kozhi Biryani)


Chicken Biryani(Kozhi Biryani)

Unique taste biryani
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 6 people



  • Wash chicken well with turmeric powder and keep it aside.
  • Marinate it with 1 cup of curd, turmeric powder and salt for 2 hrs.
  • :- We will use curd, turmeric powder only for marination and not when cooking. Marinating with ginger-garlic paste, other powders wont be that tasty as they needed to be fried and not marinated.
  • Heat oil, dalda and ghee in a cooker or daechi.
  • Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and cook it well for 1 - 2 mins.
  • Add green chillies and fry well till it shrinks.
  • Add diced onions and fry well for 10 - 12 mins.
  • :- The onions are well fried if you see oil spread in the onions and at the bottom of the cooker.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry it well for 2 - 3 mins till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add chilly powder and turmeric powder and fry it well.
  • Add mint and coriander leaves and fry it well till you can see oil in the mix which will take 3 - 4 mins.
  • Add marinated chicken and mix it nicely.
  • Pour some hot water and close the lid and let it cook for 30 - 45 mins till the chicken is cooked well and all the water drains and you get a thick paste.
  • Mix the chicken every 10 mins often.
  • Meanwhile, take a pan and add about 2 tsp of oil and fry washed basmati rice well for 2 - 3 mins.
  • After the chicken is cooked well, add hot water which will be the double the quantity of rice (1500 ml).
  • :- You can also add little extra water(1/2 - 1 cup extra) so that the rice does not get over cooked in the pan.
  • Add rice and mix it well and squeeze some lime.
  • Close the lid and seal it with maida dough (optional) and keep heavy hot water pan on top of the lid.
  • Let the rice cook for 15 - 20 mins on a low flame.
  • After the rice is done, remove it from the stove and keep the same hot water pan on the lid.
  • Open the rice after 10 mins.
  • Mix well.
  • :- Serve hot and enjoy the biryani.
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