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Chicken Biriyani

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11Hours
850Calories
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 pound skinless chicken pieces (bone-in, preferably thighs or drumsticks)
  • vegetable oil (Mild)
  • 3 onions (medium, about 12 oz, sliced 1/4-inch, 6-mm thick)
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (1-inch |2.5-cm piece, minced)
  • 8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 chile peppers (green, such as Thai green chile peppers, finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 2 chillies (dried, red)
  • water (if needed)
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt (full-fat)
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder (Kashmiri)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 3 tablespoons Biryani Masala (store-bought or homemade)
  • lemon (of 1 small lemon)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mint (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (store-bought or homemade)
  • water
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 cardamom pod (black)
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf (dried)
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 teaspoon ghee (or mild vegetable oil)
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 cups basmati rice (uncooked)
  • vegetable oil (as needed)
  • 4 onions (medium, 16 oz, sliced 1/4 inch, 6 mm thick)
  • 2 tablespoons milk (lukewarm)
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • finely chopped cilantro (as needed)
  • mint (Finely chopped, as needed)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee (melted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon rose water (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    850Calories
    Sodium178% DV4270mg
    Fat48% DV31g
    Protein69% DV35g
    Carbs37% DV111g
    Fiber44% DV11g
    Calories850Calories from Fat280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat31g48%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol80mg27%
    Sodium4270mg178%
    Potassium1070mg31%
    Protein35g69%
    Calories from Fat280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate111g37%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C70%
    Calcium25%
    Iron50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    John Paul 8 months ago
    Beautiful & delicious! This recipe was a bit intimidating, but this recipe made each step easy to follow. I made it with mild hotness because my kids won’t eat it. We’re adding this to our repertoire of recipes.

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