Friday, 13 February 2015

Tawa Chicken Biryani

Valentines Day is such a beautiful day and day to express your love & care for loved ones and what gives me immense happiness is to cook something special for my loved ones. That’s why tonight’s dinner is Tawa Chicken Biryani. I have made it in slightly different way than usual biryani and it gives amazing flavor to the whole dish. Make this Valentine special by surprising your special one with their favorite dish!


250 Gm boneless chicken ( cut is small pieces)
1 small cup basmati long rice
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 black pepper seeds
2 red whole chili
1 bowl chopped onion
1 small bowl fried onion
1 tablespoon ginger & garlic paste
1 small bowl chopped tomato
2  bay leaves
2 black & green cardamom
2 tablespoon ghee
1/2 small bowl chopped mint leaves
1/2 small coriander leaves
2 tablespoon curd

1.       Clean rice with water  and keep it aside for 30 minutes to dry.

2.       Now take microwave safe big size bowl and add 2 cup water put rice along with  1 green cardamom, 1 black cardamom, bay leaves, fried onions, salt and whole chili and
 microwave it for 25 minutes (It should be semi cooked)

3.       On other side clean the chicken and keep aside to remove excess water
4.       Then in a bowl take chicken and add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, ½ spoon chopped ginger & garlic, chopped onion, chopped tomatoes, mint leaves and 2 tablespoon curd and keep it for 30 minutes to marinate

5.       Cook the above marinated chicken and its ingredients in a presser cooker and give 1 visil

6.       Remove the lid of the cooker and keep it on flame till all the water has dried-up or alternatively you can take out and dry it in a separate frying pan

7.       Spread ghee or butter in a big-sized tawa,  and add cumin seeds & black pepper seeds, fry it then put rice on it, followed by chicken and rice again in layers  and cover it with a lid
8.       After 3-4 minutes, remove lid and fry the above on tawa and mix properly. Keep frying it on tawa for another 2-3 minutes

9.       Once it is ready garnish with coriander leaves
10.   Serve with curd and salads

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