Thursday, September 11, 2008

HYDERABADI DUM BIRYANI

Ingredients:
For Gravy
Chicken-1/2kg
GingerGarlic paste-1tsp
Turmeric a pinch
Onion-1medium
Coriander Pwd-1tsp
Chilli Pwd-1tsp
Cashewnuts Pwd-10nos
Salt To Taste
Oil -2tbsp
For Rice
Basmatic Rice-1cup
Cloves-2
Cinnamon-1inch
Green Cardamon-2nos
Bay leaf-few
Warm milk-50ml
Saffron -few strants
Salt To Taste
Ghee-1tbsp
Water-11/2cup
Garnishing
Coriander Leaves
Onion rings

Preparation:
1.clean and chop chicken into small pieces.Marinate the chicken pieces in ginger+garlic paste with salt
and turmeric for 1/2 hour.

2.Clean Basmatic rice in water for 15mints.
3.Make paste of cashewnut and chop the onions,coriander leaves
4.In small cup take warm milk and soak the saffron,to get the colour.
5.Once 15mints is over,drain the rice from water.
Below Preparation is for rice
1.Heat a kadai with ghee add bayleafs,cloves,cinnamon,cardamon and saute for a mint.
2.Then add the basmatic rice,11/2cup water and simmer,until the ricr cooks.It takes appox.14mints.
3.In the mean time chicken pieces are marinated for 1/2 hour
.4.Heat a pan with oil,add chopped onions and fry them till brown colour.Add chicken pieces stir well so
that chicken mixs well with onions.

5.Add coriander,chilli pwds and salt.Keep in high flame for 2-4mins.Ensure that curry doesn't stick.
6.Once the oil comes out,add cashewnut paste and simmer for 20mints.
7.When everthing is cooked and ready.
8.Take a thick bottom pan or cooker,coat the bottom with ghee,spread layer of cooked rice,sprinkle
saffron on top.

9.then put a layer of cooked chicken,add finely chopped corianger leaves.Over chicken gravy.
10.Repeat the procedure till done,top layer should be rice.
11.close it with lid and cook on low flame for 30mints.
12.Once the 30mints is over,remove the lid,without mixing the rice.Take it into plate.
13.Serve spicy HYDERABADI DUM BIRYANI with chicken gravy/Onion Raita.
sending this to RCI Authentic Hyderabadi cuisine

11 comments:

Mona said...

Looks delicious Pavani, Thanks for sending your entry!

srikars kitchen said...

wow... nice entry... i will try with vegetables...

Sujatha said...

Looks absolutely gorgeous.. Great entry Pavani!

G.Pavani said...

Thank u sripriya for ur good comments

G.Pavani said...

Thank u sujatha for ur sweet words

G.Pavani said...

Thank u mona for adding my entry.

aparna said...

Looks delicious pavani. Will try it out soon.

G.Pavani said...

thanku aparna for ur comments

KayKat said...

Ooo ... this looks tasty! And thanks for reminding me to work on my RCI entry!

G.Pavani said...

Hi kaykat thank u very much for ur words

Shanti said...

This briyani was superb. Tried it for 6 ppl in the hse. I even did the same for vege briyani with vege chicken, green peas n carrots. I just altered a little by adding more coriander n chilli powder together with jeera powder. It was awesome!