Fried Chicken Biriyani


Fried Chicken Biriyani is a much favored biriyani dish with exotic flavors and aroma. This is a unique dish with a nice aroma and marinated chicken pieces are deep fried before being layered. This Fried Chicken Biriyani dish is topped with fried onions, cashew nuts and raisins. Biriyani is a mixed rice preparation with Indian spices, meat or veggies or eggs popular throughout the Indian Sub Continent. There are lots of biryani dishes like Mughal Biriyani, Awadhi, Ambur, Malabar, Thalapakatti still more. Fried Chicken Biriyani which I have illustrated here is an easy to prepare dish. It’s worth the efforts and the success is guaranteed. I want my readers to try the dish at home. To prepare this special biryani dish, marinated chicken pieces are fried separately before layering with cooked rice. There is a bit of preparation work for this biriyani but is worth the efforts.

Fried Chicken Biriyani serves a perfect dish for guests with accompanied raitha. I first tasted the dish at my friend’s place. It was awesome and it was my friend who handed me the recipe. Since then, Fried Chicken Biriyani has been the star of my home. Very wholesome and nutritious this is a power packed dish. No function is ever complete without a biriyani dish. That is the greatness of these biriyanis. I myself is a fan of these type of dishes and almost every weekend I make sure that a biriyani is cooked at home. Unlike meals that require lots of side dishes, I find biriyanis quite easy to prepare. The vital point, always serve a biriyani dish hot from the stove. Also make sure that the chicken pieces are not over fried. That does the trick and all the best for a great day. You can explore a well detailed Fried Chicken Biriyani recipe here.


chicken biriyani

Fried Chicken Biriyani

Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Wash chicken and add red chili powder, salt and ½ tsp ginger garlic paste. Mix well and marinate for 15 mins.
  • In the mean time, soak rice and boil more water with mint and coriander leaves and whole spices.
  • Now add rice and cook till 70% and drain out the water.
  • Heat a pan with ghee and fry cashew and raisins and keep aside. Drain ghee.
  • Now add oil and fry 1 chopped onion and keep aside.
  • Next, add the marinated chicken pieces, fry to a golden brown color and keep aside.
  • In another pan add same oil and sauté onion, ginger garlic paste and green chilli.
  • Next add tomato and sauté well. Add all powder ingredients and saute.
  • Now add curd and when oil comes out add lemon and cook for a minute.
  • Next add fried chicken pieces and mix well. Drain excess water in masala.
  • Now in a heavy bottomed pan add oil and ghee.
  • Top 2 spoonful's chicken curry, rice and spread evenly.
  • Now add fried onion and cashew nuts, raisins, garam masala and leaves. Repeat procedure with remaining rice.
  • Now keep the pan on stove and close lid. Cook in low flame for 15 minutes.
  • Now the Yummy aromatic Fried Chicken Biriyani is ready to serve.
    chicken biriyani


You can explore this dish Kerala Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani) Making
You can also visit here Chicken Kabsa
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