Monday, September 30, 2013

Pressure Cooker Chicken Biryani, Spicy Chicken Biryani, Hot Chicken Biryani Recipe

Spicy Chicken Biryani

The only recipes loved by everyone is that chicken biryani. Chicken biryani is mostly liked by every one individual. This main recipe is welcomed by all India people. The main thing to keep in your mind is to boil the basmati rice to moderate condition and use spicy masala to give a nice flavour for your biryani


Basmati Rice / Jeeraga samba    2 cups

Onion   2 medium sized (thinly sliced)

Tomato   1 no. (chopped)

Green chili   3 or 4 (slit open)

Ginger Garlic Paste    1 tbsp

Mint leaves     1/4 cup (chopped)Coriander leaves/Cilantro    1/4 cup (chopped)

Fresh Yogurt/Curd     1/2 cup (diluted to 1 cup -use the same cup which u measure rice)

Turmeric Powder    a generous pinch

Chilli Powder      1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

To Marinate

Chicken    1 lb(cut into pieces)

Ginger Garlic Paste    1/4 tsp

Yogurt/Curd      1 tbsp

Chilli powder    1 tsp

Coriander powder    1 tsp

Garam Masala Powder   1/4 tsp

Salt    1/2 tsp

To Temper

Oil      3 tbsp

Clove    4 no.s

Cinnamon    2" stick

Bay leaf    1 small

Cardamom    3 no.s


  • Wash and Soak basmati rice for 10-20minutes. In 2 cups of basmati rice pour 4 cups water for soaking the basmati rice

  • First wash the chicken and drain the excess water and marinate with the spices which is mentioned in the marinate heading. In a Tava or Pressure cooker pour oil, after the oil heats put the long chopped onions untill it losses its color saute it for 1-2 minutes. Put some ginger garlic paste on the sauted onions and again saute it for one minute untill the rough smell goes off. Do all these process in simmer. Put the chicken inside the sauted onion and ginger garlic paste. Put all the masala as per the quantity which is mentioned at the below "To Marinate". Pour Yoghurt and cover it with lid for 6minutes    
  • Pour some sufficient quantity of water and put the soaked rice inside it and mix it well inside the masalas. Transfer it inside the pressure cooker and cook it for 1-2minutes
  • At this stage using a clean kitchen towel close the skillet and then close the cloth with lid and turn the heat to low and cook in DUM for 6-7 minutes.
  • That's it..Yummy & Aromatic Chicken Biryani ready. Serve hot with raita/curry/boiled eggs.That's it..Yummy & Aromatic Chicken Biryani ready. Serve hot with raita/curry/boiled eggs.


How to prepare spicy chicken Biryani

Yummy tasty chicken biryani. Biryani is liked by all the Indian people. Chicken Biryani is liked by many childrens. The most important think is to make it tasty by adding modertae masala and spices that make biryani taste well and good

Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken Biryani Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Chicken - 300 gms
Onion - 1 big chopped lengthwise
Tomato 1 small sized chopped roughly
Ginger-Garlic paste - 2 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 1.5 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Curd - 1 tbsp
Thin Coconut milk -1/2 cupWater - 1 cup
Oil - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To grind to a paste:

Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup

To temper:

Cloves - 3
Chicken Biryani Recipe


  1. Soak basmati rice in water for atleast 20mins, set aside.Grind the ingredients under 'to grind' with little water to a fine paste. Set aside. Clean chicken and rinse it thrice , add turmeric powder and set aside.
  2. Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step1Heat oil+ghee in a pressure cooker and add the items under 'to temper' then add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.Then add onion and saute till its golden brown. Then add tomato, saute till raw smell leaves.Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step2
  3. Then add coriander mint paste and saute for 2mins. Then add curd, chicken along with turmeric, red chilli,coriander,garam masala powders and required salt
             .Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step3
  4. Saute till it forms a thick gravy and chicken changes color. Add 1 cups of water and pressure cook  for 4 whistle

    Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step4
  5. Drain water from rice and add it to the gravy, stir once. Then add coconut milk.Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step5
  6. Pressure cook for 3 whistles(After first whistle simmer it). Once pressure releases fluff it with a fork carefully without breaking the rice. Serve hot with onion raita.Chicken Biryani Recipe - Step6
Thalicha and onion raita are the best combination for non veg biriyani. I will post the thalicha recipe later.
Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken Biryani Recipe