Easy Chicken Biriyani In Kerala Style(Kozhi Biryani)


Easy Chicken Biriyani In Kerala Style(Kozhi Biryani)

Biriyanis are popular dishes in Kerala and need no special introduction. Easy Chicken Biriyani in Kerala Style is a spicy, flavorful dish, very delicious and appealing in style and aroma. Easy Chicken Biriyani is unique and tasty with cooked chicken masala blended with cooked rice in a pressure cooker. Pressure cooked Chicken Biriyani saves lot of time and requires very little effort. When unexpected guests arrive, Easy Chicken Biriyani in Kerala Style can be cooked in a jiffy and enjoyed. You can discover a well detailed Easy Chicken Biriyani in Kerala Style here.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing Easy Chicken Biriyani in Kerala Style, first mix together ginger-garlic paste(1/2 tbsp), cumin seeds, chicken masala(1/2 tsp), curd(1 tbsp), chilly powder(1/4 tbsp), and salt. Marinate the chicken in it and keep aside for 1/2 an hour. Put the marinated chicken in a pressure cooker and cook until the chicken is done.
  • Heat oil and saute 1 tbsp ghee, cloves(2 nos), cinnamon(2 sticks)and cardamom(2 nos) in a pressure cooker. Add water, rice and salt. Cook until 2 whistles. Keep this aside.
  • Heat oil and butter or ghee(1 tbsp)in a pan.
  • Add cloves(2nos), cinnamon(2 sticks) cardamom(2 nos) and onions. Fry till they become light brown in color.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste(1/2 tbsp) and fry for a while.
  • Add tomato and fry, till they become soft.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilly powder(1/4 tbsp), chicken masala(1/2 tsp), salt, mint and coriander leaves and fry for a while.
  • Add curd(1/2 tbsp), cooked chicken and mix well. Keep the chicken masala aside.
  • Open the boiled rice and mix chicken masala in it. Close the cooker and simmer on very low flame for 3 minutes.
  • Do not release the pressure. Let the cooker cool down.
  • Open the cooker and serve the hot Chicken Biryani in Kerala Style.
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