Chicken Dum Biryani

Check out how to prepare Chicken Dum Biryani, which is cooked with basmati rice and bone or boneless chicken marinated in awesome herbs and spices.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
: Aruna
  • 1/2 kg chicken
  • 1/2 kg basmathi rice
  • 1/2 cup Pudina paste
  • 2 tbsp Ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 cups Curd
  • 1 tea spoon Shahjeera
  1. First take chicken leg pieces and wash thouroughly. Take a thick bottomed vessel and add chicken, pudina paste, curd, coriander and chillie paste, salt, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder, chillie powder, oil, slit green chillies. mix well and marinate it for 3-6 hrs.

  2. Then boil the marinated chicken in low flame for 15mins and keep it aside. Wash basmath rice and boil it in water mixed with garam masala powder, elaichi , salt and shahjeera till 1/2 done and drain water and keep rice aside. 

  3. Now take a thick bottomed vessel and layer chicken at the bottom, then add basmathi rice and repeat the process.

  4. Make sure that top layer is rice and bottom layer is chicken. Then pour remaining chicken gravy on rice and sprinkle golden fried onions, and saffron soaked in milk, ghee, chopped pudina and coriander. 

  5. Cover vessel with a well fitted lid and seal it with maida, then put a heavy water vessel on the top of lid to avoid burning and cook on low flame for 1hour.

Recipe Notes

Serve hot with mirchi ka salan and raitha.