North Indian Yummy Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)


North Indian Yummy Chicken Biriyani(Kozhi Biryani)

Spiced Rice and Chicken Combo...
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 8 people


For the chicken curry:-

For garnishing the biriyani:-


  • For making the chicken curry:- 1)Marinate the chicken pieces(medium size) with garam masala and salt for an hour.
  • Make a paste of ginger-garlic and the green chillies in the mixer.
  • Make a paste out of the spices(chilli, coriander and turmeric)
  • Heat about 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  • Fry the coconut until golden brown.
  • Add poppy seeds followed by the cashew nuts. Fry a little more.
  • Allow this mixture to cool and make a paste out of it.
  • Heat 2 tsp of ghee and 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  • Saute the sliced onions in it until it turns golden brown.
  • Add the ginger-garlic-chilli paste.
  • Add the chilli-coriander-turmeric paste.
  • Add coconut-poppy seeds paste.
  • Add the tomatoes and let it cook for 5 mins.
  • Add the curd.
  • Keep stirring until the oil separates.
  • Add the marinated chicken.
  • Add water as required. Let it cook on medium flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • For making the rice:- 1)Boil the water in a vessel.
  • Heat 2 tsp of ghee and 2 tbsp of oil in a separate vessel.
  • Fry the cinnamon sticks, cardamom, cloves and bay leaves in it.
  • Add the cleaned and drained rice and fry it until the rice appears opaque.
  • Add the boiling water followed by the salt.
  • Cook the rice on medium flame with no left over water.
  • For garnishing:- 1)Fry the onions until it is brown. Keep it aside.
  • Fry raisins as well as the cashewnuts.
  • Final Dressing:- 1)Take a dry vessel.
  • Grease the vessel with ghee or butter.
  • Sprinkle a layer of the fried onions.
  • Place a layer of rice.
  • Place a layer of chicken along with the gravy over it.
  • Sprinkle a few cashewnuts and raisins over it.
  • Repeat all these layers.
  • Finally bake this at 350 deg c for approx. 10 mins.
  • - Serve it hot with a side of Raitha, pickles n papad.
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