Whether, it is a Sunday lunch with family or a weekend party with friends, you can rarely go wrong with a Chicken Biryani! While the cooking process can be slightly lengthy, the simplicity makes up for it. Serve it with some raita or a salad, because you don’t really need too many things on the table when you have a big handi of aromatic, flavourful biryani! Just make sure you retain chicken on the bone for maximum flavour.
3 Cubes MAGGI Magic Cubes Chicken (Crumbled)
4 Tablespoons NESTLÉ Everyday Ghee
2 Cinnamon (1 Inch Pieces)
6 Cloves (Coarsely Crushed)
2 Green Cardamom (Coarsely Crushed)
1 Star Anise (Coarsely Crushed)
1 Teaspoon Whole Peppercorns (Coarsely Cushed)
1 Black Cardamom (Coarsely Crushed)
2 Onion (Sliced)
1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
0.5 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
4 Teaspoons Coriander Powder
2 Tomato (Sliced)
500 gms Chicken (Cut Into Small Pieces)
3.5 Cups Water
1.35 Cups Rice
1 Pinch Salt
3 Tablespoons Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
3 Tablespoons Mint Leaves (Chopped)
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.
Heat ghee in a pan, and add cinnamon, cloves, green cardamom, star anise, whole peppercorns and black cardamom. Then, add onions and sauté till golden-brown.
Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell is gone. Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Sauté for a minute.
Add tomatoes and sauté till they are well-cooked. Then, add the chicken pieces and sauté for 5 minutes.
Add water, crumbled MAGGI Magic Cubes (Chicken), mint leaves and coriander leaves. Mix well and add salt to taste. Add the rice when the water starts to boil.
Lower the flame, cover and cook till the rice and chicken are done.
Serve hot with raita.