Easy Chicken Biriyani pressure cooker | Diwali Special Biryani

chicken biriyani recipe

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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