Biryani & Pulaos (Food)

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Chicken Biryani is a popular spiced In Pakistani Rice. It is one of the compulsory dish for all special occasion. Why not try this chicken biryani recipe at home with this easy & quick homemade recipe.[1] k foods - com The word "biryani" is an Urdu word derived from the Persian language, which was used as an official language in different parts of medieval  Pakistan , by various Islamic dynasties. One theory is that it originates from "birinj", the Persian word for rice.  Another theory is that it derives from "biryan" or "beriyan" (to fry or roast).[2] Harrassowitz - Verlag [3] Business - Standard
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  • Alternative names:

    Biriyani, biriani, buriyani, breyani,briani

  • Type:


  • Course:

    Main dish

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  • Region / State:

    Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Kenya , Singapore and Sri Lanka

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  • Main ingredients:

    Rice, Indian spices, base (vegetables, meat or egg), yoghurt, other optional ingredients (e.g. dried fruits)

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Biryani & Pulaos
Biryani & Pulaos


Biryani & Pulaos
Biryani & Pulaos
  • 2 cups Basmati- RIce
  • 3/4kg Chicken pieces
  • Onion 3 large, slIced
  • 1 cup Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Green chilli paste
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder (roasted)
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 2 tsp Garam masala powder 
  • 1/2 cup Milk 
  • A pinch Saffron 
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder 
  • Green Coriander leaves 2 tbsp, chopped
  • Water 3 1/2 cups 
  • 7 tbsp Oil 
  • Salt as required

How to make Biryani

Biryani & Pulaos
Biryani & Pulaos
  1. Make a mixture with tomato yoghurt, puree, green chilli paste, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt. 
  2. Take the chicken and marinade it in the same mixture. Let it rest for 3-4 hours. 
  3. Put oil in a pan, heat it and fry onions till they turn golden brown. 
  4. Now, to this add the marinated chicken and cook the entire mixture for 10 mints. 
  5. After that in a pressure cooker, take the rice and add 3 1/2 cups of water to it. Also, take the saffron, mix with the milk and add to the rice. 
  6. Lastly, add the cardamom powder and the chicken pieces, along with the marinade. 
  7. Mix all the ingredients gently, cover with the cooker lid and pressure cook for 1 whistle.[4] khana - pakana

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