8. Please do adjust the amount of heat in the recipe. Thank you! Hi Danielle, Fluff up the chicken biryani with a fork. 1. Definitely too much water for my rice, no clue what “aged rice” is but all the stuff at my local just said “basmati rice” and it was a bit mushy. If using normal rice (not basmati) soak it for 30 minutes. Glad to know! Then you can add more green chilies. Thanks so much for the suggestions. Give one more try with 3 cups water and add more boiling hot water later if the rice is undercooked. Hope this helps. Add marinated chicken & saute until it becomes pale for 5 minutes. Thanks again for awesome yet simple recipes! Next add the dry spices and saute till they begin to sizzle. Chicken Biryani does not have sauce. Add thinly sliced onions. Thanks for the recipe and your fast answers! Is there an approximate time frame you’re looking for? For best results follow my detailed step-by-step photo instructions and tips above the recipe card. Hello Karin, Did I cook the chicken too long? 5454) - Video Recipe of Shahi Biryani , make Shahi Biryani easily with video instructions from famous Pakistani chefs. Check the salt , it must be slightly salty. You are welcome! Thank you so much! Cover & cook on a low flame until the chicken is soft cooked or tender. Use the same amount of water as you would use to cook rice in it. (1 inch ginger & 4 garlic cloves crushed), (or coconut milk) (refer notes more if needed ). Watch shahi biryani - Video Recipes on Dailymotion. Not sure if it works well. To make a good biryani, always use best quality ingredients. Thanks for leaving a comment! Later as it cooks you can check and pour more boiling hot water as needed. Was that correction? Very happy! Since this recipe does not follow the traditional method, you can also make it using oil. Always use bone-in chicken as it helps the dish to turn out more flavorful. Level the rice gently on top. It must be slightly salty. Made this last night and my skeptical husband absolutely loved it! Not all basmati rice need the same amount of water. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription. Drain off the rice completely and add it to the pot or cooker. Or If using normal rice that is slightly on the harder side to cook allow it to whistle once. Rest it covered for 15 mins.If cooking in a cooker, cook for 1 whistle. Evaporate any excess moisture left in the pot by cooking further without the lid. 12. Use whatever you have. Optionally add 2 tablespoons fried onions & saffron soaked milk if using. Chicken biryani recipe | How to make chicken biryani. If using basmati rice, cook it for about 3 to 5 minutes, do not let it whistle. Skip them if you do not have. Smell good! By swasthi , on December 15, 2019, 676 Comments, Jump to Recipe. SHAHI VEG BIRYANI RECIPE. Raisins and cashews are most commonly added. You can also find the older version of this chicken biryani recipe towards the end of this post as recipe 2. Cook till the water very little is left. Can the chicken be transferred to a rice cooker after cooking and rice added and cooked in the rice cooker? Rest until the pressure settles. Troubleshooting tip: You can instead start with 3 cups water. . Still one whistle is fine?? Pour rest of the water over the rice gently. Yes long grain rice is best. I’m going to visit my girlfriend soon and where she is living there you can only get frozen chicken legs. Ensure you don’t cover the pot while cooking it. So choose a good quality ready made garam masala powder or biryani masala. (check video). The rice got a bit sticky and I can now understand why you warned so often about it. If you do not have a ready made or store bought masala, you can make it in just few minutes. Iam a great fan of your page.I became a better cook after following your recipes.Thank you for your wonderful teaching of keeping it simple.All the best, Welcome Ramya Soak rice for at least 20 to 30 minutes. I used long grain rice, according to my Indian friend the taste is better. It has to be just cooked and not overdone. Add more salt and spice if needed. Turn on the flame to very low. I think yours’ don’t need do so much. Amazing! So happy to know the recipe worked out well. Thank you so much! Add 2 tablespoons more mint leaves.Do not mix up everything, the taste of the biryani cooked in the shown method is good. Drain and soak in fresh water for 30 mins. I am also sharing the ingredients for an instant biriyani masala powder. This is amazing! You are welcome! Cover and set this aside for 1 hour. Do not burn them as they leave a bitter taste. All rights of the publication are reserved by UrduPoint.com. (check video). The content is copyrighted to SWASTHI'S and may not be reproduced in any form. Alternative quantities provided in the recipe card are for 1x only, original recipe. Aromatic, delicious and spicy one pot chicken biryani made with basmati rice, spices, chicken and herbs. Then measure and pour it back along with more water. If desired you can drizzle one spoon of ghee, coriander leaves and roasted boiled eggs. Serve chicken biryani in layers – top layer with rice and bottom layer with chicken. Later remove the cooker from the hot burner to stop cooking further. His only comment was that he would have liked it to have more sauce. Thank you so much for the comment. You can also rest it overnight in the fridge. Take a look at this Hyderabadi biryani. 13. Thanks for rating & leaving a comment. Nevertheless, the seasoning is perfect. Thank you for sharing it. Just one question for this receipe, will just 1 whistle be enough for rice to be completely cooked? After 1 whistle, keep the cooker aside and let the pressure release naturally. To double the recipe (4 cups rice), use a wider cooker to avoid mushy biryani. These are extremely well explained and super tasty. Read more.. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a66c81d663185aeef409fdce0e7328f3" );document.getElementById("fdacdee7ff").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); I made this recipe for the first time in my live (52 years) , loved it, great recipe. Tried many of it, and got the awesome result everytime. This is a beginners recipe and can be made with ease. Optionally you can sprinkle 2 tablespoons fried onions & saffron soaked milk. © 2012 - 2020 - Swasthi's Recipes. Stir and taste the water. Check if the chicken is cooked by pricking with a fork or knife. Add whole spices – bay leaf, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, shahi jeera & mace. 3. Pour this to a the chicken pot, bring it to a boil. Add chicken & saute until pale for 5 mins on a medium heat. Welcome! Loading... Close. Cover the pot or pressure cooker with a lid. I am European and love chicken biryani, and I tried many times and never got it right. Also, I ended up with a lot of rice and very little chicken. Thanks. Optional – Soak a pinch of saffron strands in 2 tablespoons hot milk. Some turn too mushy. And a lot of useful tips and tricks as well. 1. Add chopped tomatoes, yogurt, red chili powder, corinader leaves and mint. I’m wondering why you don’t add any vegetables to the dish in your recipe!? To a bowl, add yogurt, ginger garlic paste, ½ tsp salt, garam masala, turmeric, lemon juice & red chili powder. Also evaporate all of the excess moisture the chicken releases (step 5 in the recipe card). 1.Basmati rice: There are so many kinds of basmati rice available in the market. Saute to evaporate any excess moisture in the pot. Hi Monisha, But not the veggies. Layer drained rice all over the chicken. This is best served with a Raita, Shorba, lassi and papads. I have been trying chicken biryani based on different recipies online, but this recipe is by far the best. Hi Swasthi, I live in US and we use an electric cooker (Instant Pot) not a stove cooker. I add about ¼ teaspoon salt. Level the rice if needed. 14. But i will watch my water amount and maybe try a different pot next time. Very happy, but for myself I think I will add more whole spices because I love them in my biryani. If the rice is undercooked pour ¼ to ½ cup boiling water at this stage. I would also try to add broccoli, zucchini and probably egg plant. Watch Queue Queue. Hope this helps. , Dear Ma’am, Would love to know how it worked for you. “until the rice is cooked to your liking” means some people like it on the softer side (not mushy). Drain to a colander after 30 mins. Forgot to add mint and the raisins I bought today You can dilute thick coconut milk and use it. In the indian restaurant around where I ate Chicken Biryani it was served with carrots, green beans, bell pepper and raisins. 9. Hi, Thank you very much for the recipe. Hope this helps. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons mint leaves. Skip navigation Sign in. Cover and set aside for 1 hour to overnight. Watch Queue Queue. Next time try reducing the quantity of water.