chicken biriyani recipe

Easy Chicken Biriyani pressure cooker | Diwali Special Biryani

How to make chicken biryani in pressure cooker. This biriyani is very flavourful and very easy to make also.

Ingredients for Chicken Biryani

Biriyani paste:

  • Garlic – 1 1/2 pods
  • Ginger – equal to garlic
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • Cardamoms – 5
  • Cloves – 5
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper – ½ tsp
  • Stone flower – 2 pieces

For Marination:

  • Chicken – 1/2 kg
  • Curd (sour) – 2 Tbsp or else use 3 Tbsp
  • Above Biriyani paster – half
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 Tsp 

For Biriyani Ingredients:

  • Ghee and Oil (mix) – 2 Tbsp
  • Bay Leaf – 1
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 5
  • Cardamon – 4
  • Shahi jeera – 1/2 tsp
  • Mace – 1
  • Jeera Rice – 1 1/2 cups
  • Onion – 1
  • Ginger and Garlic Paste – Half ( Above Ground paste )
  • Curd – 1/4 cup
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Mint – 1/4 cup
  • Water – 3 cup
  • Salt – as needed

Recipe for Chicken Biriyani

  • Make paste of above “Biriyani paste” ingredients. Use half for marination and half for the biriyani preparation.
  • Marinate Chicken with curd, Biriyani paste, salt, turmeric & chilli powder Set aside for 1/2 hour.
  • Heat Ghee and Oil in cooker. Fry Cinnamon, Cloves, Cardamon, Bay leaf, Shahi jeera and Mace.
  • Add Onion fry till it turns light brown.
  • Add Chicken, Mint, Chilli and Salt. Cover and cook for 5 min. Then put curd cook till chicken become soft on low flame.
  • Put rice, mint and water. Close the cooker allow 1 whistle. Now biriyani ready to serve.

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