Bombay Chicken Biryani Recipe

Bombay biryani is an authentic indian recipe brought to you from the desk of Pakistan’s most famous Chef Rida Aftab. It's very easy to prepare and give you the perfect taste of indian cuisines.

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6 - 8


RIce 1 kg
Chicken 1 kg
Cumin seeds 20 gm
Black pepper 5 gm
Clove 5 gm
Cinnamon 5 gm
Black Cardamom 4
Green Cardamom 4
Chinese Salt 10 gm
Turmeric 1 tsp
Crushed red pepper 20 gm
Yellow color 20 gm
Plum 10
Chaat masala 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Tomatoes 250 gm
Coriander leaves ½ bunch
Mint leaves ½ bunch
Green chilies 20 gm
Ginger Garlic paste 2 tsp
Lemon 2
Yogurt 250 gm
Fried onion 50 gm
Oil 250 ml

How to make Bombay Chicken Biryani


Wash 1 kg rice and soak in water. Then boil rice till 3/4th done.

Heat oil in a pan, add 2 tsp ginger garlic paste and sauté till golden brown. Now add 1 kg chicken and fry well.

Then add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, turmeric, Chinese salt, crushed red pepper, salt, yellow color and yogurt. Mix well.

Add 1 cup of water and cook for a few minutes.

Separately chop 250 gm tomatoes, ½ bunch of coriander leaves and ½ bunch of mint leaves.

In a pan heat a little oil, add chopped tomatoes, coriander and mint leaves. Fry well.

Then add 2 tsp chaat masala and 10 dried plums to it. Fry very well. Also add juice of 2 lemons and mix well.

Spread tomato mixture on top of chicken mixture; now make a layer of boiled rice on top.

Sprinkle 50 gm fried brown onion on top and simmer on low flame till done.

Dish it out, serve with Raita.

Chef Rida Aftab Posted By: Neelam Alam, Sukkar

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Reviews & Comments (24)

Kaniz - Khi Jun 19, 2017
Finally I have found the way to cook Bombay chicken biryani so easily and proficiently. I will surely try this recipe in the lunch tomorrow. Thanks a lot for the recipe.
Maliha - Swat Jun 09, 2017
I have made it just now and I will let you know about the remarks later as I am busy right now. I hope it would be even tastier than my expectations. Need your prayers and wishes.
Huma - London Jun 09, 2017
Amazed to see how many spices used in this biryani. I am a true biryani eater and have tried many kinds of biryanis . So I should try this bombay biryani as well. It looks so nice.
Shabana - KARACHI Jun 08, 2017
My younger son always likesss to eat Bombay chicken biryani. So I made it for him and he was so happy that his mother has cooked his favorite food. I am grateful to you for sharing the wonderful recipe.
benish - Bahawalpur May 31, 2017
no doubt Bombay chicken biryani is so much more tasty than other ordinary biryai we have heard about or tasted so far.


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