Whole Chicken Biriyani/Pressure Cooker Biriyani

Whole Chicken Biriyani/Pressure Cooker Biriyani

1.Chicken -1

   Lemon juice-1tsp

   Turmeric powder-1/2tsp

   Chilly powder-1tsp

   Garam masala-1/2tsp  

   Ginger garlic paste-1tbsp

   Yoghurt-2tbsp

   Salt.

2.Ghee-1tbsp

3.Cardamom-3

   Cloves-2

   Cinnamon-1

   Bay leaf-1

   Fennel seeds-1/2ts

4.Pearl onion(chopped) -1cup

   Ginger(crushed)-1tsp

   Garlic(crushed)-3

   Green Chilly(sliced)-4

   Mint leaves(crushed)-1tsp  

   Tomato(sliced)-1

5.Turmeric Powder-1/2tsp

   Yoghurt-2tbsp

   Coriander leaves(chopped)-a handful

   Salt

6.Cashew nuts-15

7.Busmati Rice-3 cups

For garnishing

Finely sliced onions -1

Cashew nuts - a handful

Raisins - a handful

Coriander leaves(chopped)-1tbsp

Ghee-1/2cup

Marinate chicken with lemon juice,yoghurt,ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,chilly powder,garam masala and salt.Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour or overnight.

Heat 1/2 cup ghee in a pan.Fry garnished portion of onions,cashewnuts and raisins.

Ingredients

  • Marinate chicken with lemon juice,yoghurt,ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,chilly powder,garam masala and salt.Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour or overnight.
  • After pressure releases,adjust salt and add cashew paste and 3cups water(water+gravy=4&1/2cups).Allow it to a boil.Add drained rice and close the cooker .Pessure cook on medium flame for a whistle.Wait for 10 minutes.Open the lid and garnish with fried onions ,cashew nuts ,raisins and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with raita
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