Tehari Chicken Biryani Recipe

Tehari Chicken Biryani is one of the popular rice recipe in Hyderabad. It is a very simple and easy to cook in some aromatic and flavorful spices.

  • Cook Time45 min
  • YieldServes 1


    • 1 kg Chicken
    • 1 kg Basmati Rice
    • 4 tsp Oil
    • 4 tsp Ghee
    • 4 Onions Sliced
    • 4 Tomatoes Chopped
    • 4 Green chillies
    • 15 Cashew nuts
    • 10 Raisins
    • 3 tsp Ginger garlic paste
    • 1 tsp Thillai’s Turmeric Powder
    • 2 tsp Thillai’s Garam masala
    • 2 tsp Thillai’s Chilli Powder
    • Salt To taste
    • Water As Required
    • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
    • 250 g Yogurt
    • Fresh Mint leaves Few
    • Fresh Coriander leaves Few

    Preparation Method:


    Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions and saute till it changes its color. Add ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies and saute well.


    Add 1 tspn of THILLAI’S TURMERIC POWDER, 2 tspn of THILLAI’S CHILLI POWDER and once smell comes, add chicken pieces to it and stir well.


    Add yogurt, salt, water and allow it to cook on medium flame. 


    Heat ghee in a pan. In the same pan, add rice to it and fry for 5 – 10 mins. Add required amount of water, salt .cover and cook till done.


    Then add chicken pieces first then sprinkle 2 tsp of THILLAI’S GARAM MASALA over it.


    Leave on low heat to keep it warm.





    Serve along with Onion Raita or Chutney. 




    Adjust salt and check. Give a stir and close the lid. Simmer the gas flame and let the chicken cook till it gets tender.

    Now the Perfect Tehari Chicken Biryani is ready !