This Chicken Biryani is a classic spicy dish full of flavor. The chicken pieces are marinates in a spicy yogurt sauce. The yogurt make the chicken nice and tender.

 

Chicken Biryani Recipe

This Chicken Biryani is a classic spicy dish full of flavor. The chicken pieces are marinates in a spicy yogurt sauce. The yogurt make the chicken nice and tender.
Prep Time2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 Red Chilli seeds removed
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 handful Coriander fresh
  • 1 root Ginger sliced
  • 1 cup Yogurt plain
  • 500g Chicken Breast diced

Rice

  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock

Instructions

  • Place garam masala,chilli, onion, garlic, coriander, ginger and yogurt into a blender.
  • Blend until smooth. 
  • Pour into a glass or plastic bowl. 
  • Mix chicken pieces into yogurt mix. 
  • Marinade for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 160°C.
  • Heat oil in a large shallow pan. 
  • Fry onion until golden. 
  • Stir in rice and cook on low heat for 3 minutes.
  • Add 3 cup of stock and turmeric. 
  • Bring to the boil. 
  • Cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons oil in another pan. 
  • Cook chicken and marinade for 2 minutes.
  • Put a 1/3 of the rice into a medium size ovenproof dish. 
  • Spoon half the chicken and tomato over the rice then 1/3 of rice and then the other 1/2 of the chicken and tomato. 
  • Lastly the rest of the rice.
  • Cover with a lid or foil and bake for 25-30 minutes. 
  • Garnish with hard-boiled egg, parsley and chilli.

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