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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Chicken Kofta Biriyani

Ingredients for Kofta
Ground chicken-1 & 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Pepper powder-1/8tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Roasted jeera powder-1/2tsp
Chopped green chillies-2
Chopped onion-3tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/4tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Oil-to deep fry
Ingredients for the gravy
Cardamom-3,Cloves-2,Cinnamon-1 small stick,Jeera-1/2tsp,Shajeera-1/2tsp,Bay leaf-1
(whole spice)
Sliced onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1
Coconut milk-6tsp
(I used the thick milk in tin)
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Chopped mint & coriander leaves-little
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Ingredients for the rice
Basmati rice-2 cup
Water-2 & 1/2 cup
Cardamom-1,Cloves-1,Cinnamon-a small bit,Shajeera-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Fried onion,raisins,lime juice 2tsp diluted with little yellow food colour & cashew nut
Mix the kofta ingredients together,make sure there is no water at all.Make small balls & deep fry them till golden brown & keep it aside.Cook the rice with the spices,salt & ghee till 3/4th done.Heat oil in a pan add the whole spice,add the onions & fry till light brown.Add the remaining ingredients & fry till masala is cooked.Add the fried koftas to the gravy & top it with the rice.Garnish it with onion,lime juice & nuts.Cover it with a tight lid(so that flavour does not escape) & keep it in low flame(DUM) for 15 minutes.Switch off the gas.Before serving mix the biriyani & serve it with raita.


  1. Such a droolworthy briyani, makes me hungry...beautiful dish..

  2. sailaja...that looks heavenly.....bookmarked...never knew such biriyani even existed!

  3. Wow! That must be quite lots of work to do, looks so delicious.

  4. YUM....looks so delicious

  5. wow...wat a delicious looking dish...! just love to taste it..!

  6. I saw this post on FB and I definitely wanted to leave a comment. This looks super delicious and inviting.

  7. You have the food loving world at your feet...drooling...panting...eyeing this dish with a passion that only true lovers of culinary delights can understand! What would we all do without the deep appreciation of good food?!
    Keep 'em coming dear friend...I vow to try every lip-smacking, slurpy, yummy recipe of yours!

  8. Wow, iam drooling.i'll try with vegetables..

  9. Hey that is very very tempting deary..... I loved the perfectly prepared rice.. Very grainy & luscious in every single grain... & the koftas are delectable.... :)


  10. Wow yummy biryani looks very colourful and inviting.

  11. Kofta turned out so well and the rice too looks gorgeous.

  12. I tried this recipe yesterday and my whole family loved it!! Thank you!!


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