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Calcutta Chicken Biryani

culcutta chicken biryani

Calcutta style chicken biryani recipe is a tasty mix of rice and chicken together with potatoes, made flavourful as it is cooked the Calcutta method. Terrific to be served for a Sunday lunch with your pals.

  • Prep Time15 min
  • Cook Time35 min
  • Total Time50 min
  • Serving Size4

    Ingredients

    Ingredients:

    Method

    Preparation Method:

    1

    Wash and cut Chicken. In a pressure cooker, take the chicken along with salt, 2 tsp of Thillai’s Chilli Powder, 2tsp of Thillai’s Turmeric Powder, 2 tsp of Thillai’s Garam Masala and yogurt.

    2

    Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Once done, allow the pressure to fall down. Cook the excess water if any.

    3

    Wash and soak the rice for 15 minutes.

    4

    When ready to use, drain the rice over a sieve.

    5

    Grind the shallots along with fresh mint leaves, fresh coriander leaves and green chilies to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.

    6

    Then add the onion sliced, green chilies, followed by the ginger garlic paste, saute well. Add chopped tomatoes and saute well.

    7

    Once the tomatoes get soft, add the ground masala to it and cook well till the oil comes out.

    8

    Add the drained rice and bring to boil. Cover with lid and cook for 1 whistle.

    9

    Simmer completely and cook for 10 mins.

    10

    Grease a nonstick pan with ghee, spread the cooked biryani nicely and cover with a thick lid and dum cook for another 15 mins.

    Now the Perfect Calcutta Chicken Biryani is ready !!