Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

by MalaShenoy
Awesome recipe, It gives good flavour
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the rice :
  • Rice : 500 gm -
  • Bay leaves : 2 nos -
  • Green cardamom : 3 - 4 nos
  • Black cardamom : 2 nos -
  • Star anise : 1 no -
  • Cinnamon : 3 - 4 pcs
  • Whole black pepper corns : 10 nos -
  • Laung : 6 - 8 nos
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tsp -
To layer the biryani :
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the rice :
  • Rice : 500 gm -
  • Bay leaves : 2 nos -
  • Green cardamom : 3 - 4 nos
  • Black cardamom : 2 nos -
  • Star anise : 1 no -
  • Cinnamon : 3 - 4 pcs
  • Whole black pepper corns : 10 nos -
  • Laung : 6 - 8 nos
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tsp -
To layer the biryani :
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Instructions
  1. Wash and soak the rice in water and keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes.
  2. In a large pot bring water to a boil and add bay leaves, green cardamom, brown cardamom, cloves and cumin.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  3. Enter Step
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  4. Add the washed rice and cook for 15 minutes. (The rice should be slightly under cooked as it will cook some more when the biryani is placed on dum).
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  5. Drain the rice in a large colander and keep aside to cool.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  6. Par - boil the cubed potatoes for approximately 15 minutes. Drain off the water.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  7. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the potatoes on a high heat till they turn golden brown.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  8. Enter Step
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  9. In a pan, add 2 tablespoon of oil, whole jeera and fry. When it turns color, add sliced onions and fry till they begin to change color.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  10. Add sliced capsicum and toss for 2 minutes.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  11. Add the fried potatoes and salt for seasoning.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  12. Stir for 2 minutes and keep aside.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  13. In another pan, heat oil and add whole jeera, finely chopped onions and 8 - 10spicy chillies and fry till the onions start to turn slightly brown.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  14. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 1 - 2 minutes.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  15. Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, jeera powder, coriander powder and salt.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  16. Add some water, cover the pan and cook the masala on a low flame till the oil begins to separate.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  17. Add the chicken pieces, sugar and tomatoes and cook for 10 - 12 minutes or till the chicken is done.
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  18. Enter Step
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  19. Add the curd and cook for 1 - 2 minutes.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  20. The chicken gravy should be of a thick consistency.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  21. When the chicken is cooked add the juice of 1 lemon and mix well. And keep aside.
  22. In a flat bottomed vessel spread a layer of chicken gravy.
  23. Take half the rice and spread over the chicken gravy.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  24. Top with layer of the prepared vegetables.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  25. Spread the remaining rice over the vegetable layer.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
  26. Pour 1 cup milk (you can add saffron to the milk if you like) over the rice.
  27. Cover the vessel with a tight lid and place on a tava on a low flame for 30 minutes.
  28. Biriyani is ready. Serve with onion raita.
    Chicken & Vegetable Handi Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) – pachakam.com
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