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Chicken Donne Biryani
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Chicken Donne Biryani

Chicken Donne Biryani is a aromatic biryani prepared with Indian Spices using ground masala and chicken. This surely makes a wonderful party dish.
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Chicken Biryani
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Non Vegetarian
Dish Type Chicken Dishes
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

For the Ground Masala

  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 6 Cloves
  • 5 Cardamom
  • 2 to 3 Dagad Phool / Rathi Puvvu
  • 2 to 3 Javithri
  • 3 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Shahjeera
  • 4 to 5 Green Chilies
  • 2 cups Onions julienne cut
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 3 small Bay Leaf

Other Ingredients for Biryani

  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 big Tomatoes
  • 3 cups Basmati Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 4.5 cups Water (or just 4depending on the water that comes out from chicken)

Instructions

Prep work for making Biryani

  • Have all the whole spices needed in a plate.
  • Cut the onion as julienne and slit the green chilies.
  • Wash and chop the mint, coriander leaves roughly.
  • Slice the tomatoes and keep it aside.
  • Wash and cut the chicken into bite size pieces.
  • Wash and soak the basmati rice in enough water for 20 minutes.

Making the ground masala

  • Heat a nonstick pan with 1 tsp ghee and oil. Add all the whole spices and saute for few minutes.
  • Then add the onion julienne and green chilies, saute till it turns colour.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and combine well.
  • After few minutes, add the chopped mint, coriander leaves and cook everything for 5 to 7 minutes until everything is cooked well.
  • Allow to cool down before grinding.
  • Take the fried ingredients in a mixer jar and grind to a smooth paste with enough water. Keep it aside

Making the Biryani

  • Heat a wide nonstick pan with oil and ghee. Add the chicken pieces and arrange the sliced tomatoes along with salt over the chicken pieces and let it cook.
  • Cover with a lid and cook on high.
  • After 10 minutes, water starts coming out of the chicken, add the ground masala and let the whole mixture get cooked well.
  • Simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Then add the water and let it boil over.
  • Add the drained rice and let it cook. Mix well and when the water is almost absorbed, simmer and cover with lid.
  • Cook with lid covered for 10 mins.
  • The biryani gets cooked in 10 mins low flame.
  • Serve with onion raita or gravy.
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