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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Katchi Chicken Biriyani / Kachi Chicken Biriyani

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Katchi Biriyani
Ingredients for rice.
Basmathi rice-1 & 1/2 pound
salt to taste
Mint leaves-6
Whole garam masala-1 each
Ingredients for chicken marination.
Chicken-1 & 1/2 pound
Salt to taste
Mint leaves chopped-1 cup
Coriander leaves chopped-1/4 cup
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tbsp
Curd-1 cup
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Green chillies-10
Fried onions-1/2 cup
Ghee-1 tbsp
For Garnish
Yellow food colour diluted in 6tsp of lime juice
Fried onions-1 hand full
Mint leaves-little
Marinate the chicken with above ingredients for 2 hrs or overnight. Soak rice in water for 20 minutes.Cook the rice till 3/4 done with above ingredients & drain it.Now put the chicken in a wide heavy vessel & place the rice on top of the chicken (immediately you drain the cooked rice).Add the lime juice ,onions & mint leaves on top,check for salt & cook it with lid closed for 30 minutes in low heat.Mix it before serving .Serve with raita.
Keep a heavy weight on top of the lid ,so that the flavour does not evaporate.The more time you marinate you get the taste.


  1. Wow this is perfect! The first time I was introduced to Katchi biriyani was thru Vahrehvah website and I have loved it ever since. Your post has tempted me enough to try this out!

  2. Sailaja I am missing a lot

  3. wow wat a colorful biryani..looks so delish..

  4. Hi sailaja, First time on your blog.This biryani is mouthwatering!


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