Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video

by RenukadeviKumanan

Pottalam Chicken Biriyani is a unique recipe in Kerala. This biriyani is quite similar to traditional styled malabar biriyani. Cooked chicken is combined with steamed rice, boiled egg, coconut chamanthi and finally wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed in a steamer. You can discover a fantastic and aromatic flavor of Pottalam Chicken Biriyani wrapped in banana leaf. It's called Kizhi Chicken Biriyani both in malayalam and tamil. Also termed Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani, this is one of the tastiest of biriyani dishes that can be prepared quickly. After steaming in banana leaves the flavors sink deep into the rice making the dish even more flavorful and aromatic. Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani is a wholesome and rich dish, very filling and nutritious. You can explore a well detailed Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With video here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1/2 Kg
  • Basmathi rice - 2 cup
  • Onions(Sliced) - 4 nos
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos
  • Green chili - 2 no.
  • Mint and coriander leaves(Handful) - nos
  • Cloves, cinnamon, cardamom(2 each) -
  • Salt(As per taste) -
  • Ghee and oil 2 tbsp -
For Marination
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken - 1/2 Kg
  • Basmathi rice - 2 cup
  • Onions(Sliced) - 4 nos
  • Tomatoes - 2 nos
  • Green chili - 2 no.
  • Mint and coriander leaves(Handful) - nos
  • Cloves, cinnamon, cardamom(2 each) -
  • Salt(As per taste) -
  • Ghee and oil 2 tbsp -
For Marination
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. In a bow, add curd and ginger garlic paste which is mentioned in marination.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  2. Now add all the other ingredients which is mentioned in marination and mix well.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  3. Next add chicken pieces and mix well. Add little mint and coriander leaves.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  4. Now add oil and rest for 30 mins.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  5. In a pan add 2 litres of water and add spices which are mentioned above: cloves, cinnamon and cardamon with few few mint and coriander leaves. Add required salt and boil water.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  6. After water boils, add soaked rice and few drops of oil. Cook till it is 3/4 th cooked.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  7. Drain the water completely and keep separate.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  8. In a pressure pan add oil and fry 2 thinly sliced onion and keep aside. In the same pan add 2 thinly onions again and saute well.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  9. Next add green chilli and tomato, saute well.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  10. Now add marinated chicken along with masala and cook for 10 mins or until done.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  11. Into the pressure cooker now add one layer of steamed rice and spread fried onion on top.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  12. Next add second layer of rice on top and spread some mint and coriander. Add few drops of colours(turmeric powder mixed in some water) and ghee. Next cook for 10 minutes.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  13. Now take banana leaf and heat slightly. Check video for reference.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  14. Now chicken biriyani has been almost done. Open the lid.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  15. In mean time boil eggs.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  16. Now keep two to three portion of biriyani in a banana leaf.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  17. Next add egg and chamanthi. Here i didn't keep chamanthi. And tie the bag with thread.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  18. Now steam this banana bag in steamer for 5 mins to absorb the flavors fully.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  19. Now it's ready to serve pottalam chicken biriyani or kizhi chicken biriyani.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
  20. Enjoy the delicious and wholesome biriyani.
    Pottalam Chicken Biriyani | Banana Leaf Chicken Biriyani | Kizhi Chicken Biriyani With Video – pachakam.com
Recipe Notes

You can visit this link Thalapakkatti Chicken Biriyani. You can also visit this link Kerala Chicken Biriyani.

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