Chicken Dum Biryani

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Chicken Dum Biryani

Biryani is a famous Dish from Hyderabad, India. It is made using Basmati rice only.A lot of Indian spices and condiments used in it, meat and rice are cooked separately before being layered and cooked together. It is prepared on Dum means cooked on lowest flame after sealing the vessel with dough.The pot is usually sealed with dough to allow cooking in its own steam and not opened till ready to serve.

Ingredients:

Chicken 900 grams( breast pieces & legs)

Basmati rice 2 cups

Oil/ghee for cooking – 3 tablespoons and to deep fry ( onion)

Cinnamon 1-inch stick

Bay leaves 2

Cloves 5-6

Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

Green cardamoms 3-4

Onions sliced 2 medium

Green chillies, slit 3

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

Salt to taste

Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

Thick yogurt 1 cup

Onions sliced and fried brown 3 medium

Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

Fresh mint leaves chopped handful

Fresh coriander leaves chopped handful

Milk 1/2 cup( few saffron strands dissolve)

Rose water a few drops

Kewra water a few drops

Dough -for covering lid

Full recipe: Chicken Dum Biryani

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