Bohri Chicken Biryani

Bohri chicken biryani is a Bohri recipe. It is made by the bohri community. The boiled rice is mixed with hara masala and then chicken masala in Bohri biryani. It is cooked on low flame and then it is ready to serve. Bohri biryani is the best way to use red meat. It has a unique biryani kind of taste. The rice in biryani is very juicy. Bohri chicken biryani is very tender and mild in taste. Bohri biryani will taste even better if quality ingredients are used. Bohri chicken biryani is very rich in proteins. Bohri chicken biryani can be served with raita, chutney and salad. You can also serve shami kabab with it. This recipe can be made at special events or get togethers. Bohri community loves to eat and make bohri biryani.There are so many types of biryani in pakisran. Many of the biryani recipes are also available at restaurants but bohri chicken biryani is a domestic dish and it can be made at home by this amazing recipe.

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• Rice 1/2 kg
• Chicken - 8 pieces 1/2 kg
• Whole garam masala for boiling rice
• Green chillies
• Cloves of garlic
• Ginger
• Potatoes
• Red chilli powder
• Black cardamom (Bari elaichi) 1
• Cinammon stick, 1
• Cloves (Long) 5-6
• Black peppercorns (Kali mirchay) 5-6
• Zeera 1 tsp
• Yoghurt - beaten 1/2 cup
• Salt 2 1/2 tsp
• Tumeric (Haldi) 1/4 tsp
• Red chilli powder (Lal mirch) 1 tsp
• Onion - browned, and crushed lightly 1
• Mace 1/4 tsp
• Nutmeg (Javartri) 1/4 tsp
• Green cardamom powder (Choti elaichi) 1/4 tsp
• Oil 3/4 cup
• Saffron 1/8th tsp
• Kewra essance 1 tsp
• Yellow colouring as required
• Coriander leaves chopped 2 tbsp
• Green chillies 5-6
• Mint leaves 10-12
How to make Bohri Chicken Biryani


• To Boil Rice: Soak rice for 30 mints, in boiling water, add 1 tbsp salt, and whole garam masala boil rice so they are half done.
• To Make Hara Masala: Add in a blender 7-8 green chillies, 7-8 cloves of garlic, 1 inch ginger and make a paste.
• To make Chicken Masala: Heat pan on medium flame, add 3/4 oil.
• Add 1 black cardamom (bari elaichi), 1 cinnamon stick, 5-6 cloves (Long) and 5-6 black peppercorns (kali mirchay) and 1 tsp zeera and followed by chicken.
• Then add hara masala and mix chicken.
• Add potatoes and mix.
• Add 2 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp haldi, 1 tsp Red chili (lal mirch).
• Add 1 cup little water to help and then add yoghurt and mix.
• Add browned onion, jafel, javartri, choti elaichi (green cardamom) powder.
• Cover with lid, and let it cook on medium-low heat.
• Once the chicken is almost cooked, add fresh chopped coriander leaves, green chilies and mint leaves, mix and cover.
• Once the water is evaporated and chicken is cooked, remove from heat.
• In the chicken pan, put the potatoes and chicken pieces against the sides of the pan, so that it forms a ring.
• There will be oil and masala left in centre of the pan.
• Then cover with the rice, without mixing.
• In a bowl dissolve yellow color, saffron and kewra essence, and sprinkle over on one side of the rice.
• Sprinkle 2-3 tsp of oil over the rice as well.
• Cover with lid, and on very low heat, put the biryani on dum (steam) for 10 mins.
• Note: You can make this chicken biryani with red meat; just add potatoes and other masala (spices) once the meat has cooked.
Posted By: Nighat wasim, karachi

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Reviews & Comments

Bohri chicken biryani is a very tasty and different biryani from other recipes. Bohri recipes are mostly made with mutton so I tried their original recipe mentioned here on this page. It was really appreciatable.

  • Aisha, Karachi

My Brother-in-law is from Pakistan and I love their food so I was looking for recipes to fix for my family. I found this one bohri chicken biryani and my husband has added it to his favorites category. I even fixed it for my mother-in-law and she loved it too.

  • Shazia, Australia

Bohri chicken biryani is the most creative biryani that I've seen! It is garnished with crunchy fried onions and papardh.

  • Mehwish, karachi

The best thing about bohri chicken biryani is that the unique garnishing and taste makes it so much more worthwhile than regular biryani.

  • Faiza, islamabad

Hmmm its must be very much delicious i have plan to cook this recipe today.

  • mariam, lahore