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Dindigul Thalapakatti Chicken Biryani Recipe

Dindigul is Tamil Nadu’s Biryani city. The place has been a hot-pot of meeting cultures  and this explains the rich cuisine of the city. Dindigul Biryani is a delicious recipe to indulge in anytime. An amazing South Indian preparation which would simply be loved by everyone.

  • Cook Time40 min
  • YieldServes 1

    Ingredients:

    • 1 kg Chicken
    • 1 kg Basmati Rice
    • 4 tsp Oil
    • 2 tsp Ghee
    • Onion – 10 Sliced
    • Tomatoes – 4 chopped
    • Green chillies – 4
    • Cardamom – 5 Pcs
    • Cinnamon – 5 Pcs
    • Cloves – 5 Pcs
    • 3 tsp Ginger garlic paste
    • 2 tsp Thillai’s Turmeric Powder
    • 2 tsp Thillai’s Chilli Powder
    • Salt
    • Water
    • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
    • Fresh Mint leaves
    • Fresh Coriander leaves

    Preparation Method:

    1

    Wash and cut Chicken. In a pressure cooker, take the chicken along with salt,2 tspn of THILLAI’S CHILLI POWDER, 2tspn of THILLAI’S TURMERIC POWDER, and yogurt.

     
    2

    Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Once done, allow the pressure to fall down.

    3

    Cook the excess water if any.

    4

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

     
    5

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

     
    6

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

    7

    Now add the cooked chicken and saute well .Add the drained rice and bring to boil.

    8

    Cover with lid and cook for 1 whistle. Simmer completely and cook for 10 mins.

    9

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

    10

    Serve hot with Onion Raita or chicken gravy.

    Now the Perfect Dindigul Thalappakatti Chicken Biryani is ready !!