Weekend special Chicken / Vegetable Biryani

Weekend special Chicken / Vegetable Biryani:

We have different type of recipes and method  for biryani but this method is my mother’s style which we like more, healthy spices and fresh herbs with fantastic aroma keep us fully satisfied with our meal.  Method to prepare veg and non- veg biryani is same. Replace boiled chicken for vegetables.

vegetablebriyani

Ingredients:

Basmathi rice-2 cups Soaked for 10 minutes or heat pan with one table spoon of ghee,add rice and heat not more than 3 minutes (Rice should get heated not fried)

Chicken-1/2 kilo or mixed vegetables cut into cubes

Coconut milk ,water and Chicken broth-31/2 cups

Oil+Ghee 1/2 cup

Salt -1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon

Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp

Chilli powder 1/4 tsp

To grind:

Ingredients to grind
Ingredients to grind

Ginger- piece skin peeled -2-inch thickness

Garlic 5 pods skin peeled

Hand full of coriander leaves

Hand full of Mint leaves

Green chillies 5 to 7 nos

cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp

Black pepper 5nos

Cinnamon 1 inch stick

Cloves-5 or 6

Grind all together coarsely

To Seasoning:

Spices for seasoning

Cinnamon 1 inch stick

Bay leaves 2

 Cloves 5-6
 Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
 Green cardamoms 3-4

Kalpasippoo -Little (dagad phool/patthar ka phool) optional

Jathipathiri  1 no(optional)

Annasipoo-1 optional
 Onions,sliced 2 medium
Tomato-2 nos sliced

 Method to prepare:

Heat heavy bottom pan with oil, add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, green cardamoms and sauté for half a minute (refer ingredients under “To  seasoning” ). Add sliced onions and sauté. Add slit green chillies (cube cut vegetables or pre boiled chicken cubes( removed from broth) and continue to sauté. Add turmeric powder , chilli powder tomatoes and salt and mix the ground paste saute for a while until the raw smell changes.

Add sliced onions and sauté. Add slit green chillies (cube cut vegetables or pre boiled chicken cubes( removed from broth) and continue to sauté.

Add turmeric powder , chilli powder tomatoes and salt, mix the coarsely ground paste to it saute for a while until the raw smell changes.

Add chicken broth, coconut milk and water allow it to boil.

Add Basmati rice  closeand  cook for a  whistle in medium flame keep in low flame for 1 minute and switch it off.

Let it cool down, add one teaspoon of lemon juice mix slowly and carefully or otherwise you can add a small piece of  lemon along with rice while cooking.

Serve with Onion, raitha cucumber and boiled eggs.

Let me know your result 🙂

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