Arabic Chicken Biryani Recipe

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0:20
To Prep
1:30
To Cook
6
Servings

INGREDIENTS:

Whole Chicken (cut into 8 pieces): 1200 grams
Water: 8 cups or 2 liters
Limes: 2 dried
Knorr Chicken Cubes: 2 pcs
Basmati RIce: 2½ cups or 500 grams (washed and drained)
Ghee: 2 tbsp
Onions: 3 medium (slIced)
Yogurt: 1 cup or 250 grams
Black Pepper Powder: ¾ tsp
Ground Cumin: ¾ tsp
Ground Coriander: ¾ tsp
Ground Turmeric: ¾ tsp
Ground Cardamom: ¾ tsp
Ground Cinnamon: ¾ tsp
Garlic Cloves: 3 crushed
Ground Saffron: 1 tsp (soaked in ¼ cup hot Water)


How to make Arabic Chicken Biryani



METHOD:

1. Add chicken and water to a large saucepan, boil and remove the froth as it appears.
2. Add dried limes and Knorr chicken cubes. Cover the pan and simmer over low heat for around 40 minutes or until chicken is fully tender.
3. Now remove chicken pieces from the stock, add rice to the chicken stock (around 6 cups or 1500 ml) and boil the rice for 10 minutes or until it is nearly cooked. Drain the water and place rice aside.
4. Heat ghee in another large pan, add onions and cook stirring for 5 to 7 minutes or until they turn golden brown in color.
5. Add cooked chicken pieces to onions and stir to mix them well.
6. Combine yogurt with spices and garlic cloves and pour onto the chicken.
7. Add half of the rice to the chicken in the pan.
8. Sprinkle half quantity of saffron water over the rice, put remaining half rice across the pan and then sprinkle rest of the saffron water.
9. Cover the pan and cook over low flame for around 39 minutes or until rice is fully cooked.
10. Arabic chicken biryani is ready.
11. Dish out on a large serving dish, garnish with fried nuts and serve.

Posted By: Aleem, karachi

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Reviews & Comments (6)

Kainat - Sukkur Jan 08, 2018
I love to make different varieties of biryani and made almost every flavor. This recipe is really worth trying for me and I am really excited.
K.Afra - Tirunelveli Nov 03, 2017
its wonderful
Saima - Karachi Oct 03, 2017
Arabic biryani is one of the tastiest forms of biryani. In Pakistan, people are less aware of Arabic tastes but I lived in Dubai, I have tasted a lot of Arabic tastes. Arabic rice and meat dishes are very delicious especially Mandi and biryani.
salma - islamabad Sep 28, 2015
it's wonderful.
Salma - Lahore Jun 20, 2015
I just want to enjoy this arabic chicken biryani. I seek new recipes of biryani to enjoy new tastes and new uncovered decliciousness of biryani tastes. I have also heard that arabic dishes are also very very tasty therefore I keep searching new arabic foods

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Biryani is my favorite dish and that's why I keep trying different kinds of biryani recipes. Arabic Chicken biryani has a totally unique taste. I like enjoying it and that's why I am sharing it here.

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