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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Quick and easy Pressure cooker Chicken Biryani


1.Basmathi rice - 2 1/2 cup
2.Chicken - 1kg(cut into medium pieces)
3.Onion - 1(sliced)
4.Tomato - 1(chopped)
5.Salt - to taste
6.Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
7.Red chilli Powder -2 1/2 tsp
8.Coriander Powder - 1 1/2tsp
9.Garam Masala - 1tsp
10.Ginger Garlic paste - 2tbsp
11.Oil - 1tbsp
12.Thick curd - 2tbsp
13.Green chillies - 4(slit in center)
14.Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup(chopped) 
15.Pudina leaves - 1/2 cup(chopped)
16.Lemon Juice - 1tbsp(optional)

1.Marinate chicken with turmeric powder,salt,curd,coriander powder,red chilli powder,lemon juice and ginger garlic paste for 30mts to 1 hour.
2.Pressure cook the marinated chicken by adding 2tbsp water for 5mts.
3.Remove the lid and you will see water from cooked chicken.Turn on the flame into high and cook.Once water from chicken starts boiling add chopped onions,tomato,coriander leaves,mint leaves,oil,Garam masala to the chicken and cook for 4mts.You will observe the water from the chicken turns into slightly thick gravy .
4.Add 2 and half cups water and bring to boil.Adjust salt.Once the water starts boiling add  basmathi rice to the water and pressure cook in high flame for 5mts.Reduce flame to medium and cook for 3mts.Turn off the flame.
5.Once the pressure releases remove lid and transfer it into the bowl.
6.Serve with raita or your choice of dish.

You can use ghee in place of oil.

1 comment:

  1. The food is absolutely amazing. I hope I could taste and cook that in actual, maybe if I have much time since I am so busy working. Anyways, thanks for sharing your article. God Bless and have a good day. Visit my site too.


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