Chicken Masala Biryani

Chicken masala Biryani is a savoury recipe that is packed with spicy and marinated chicken, fried onions and delicious rice. To prepare the chicken masala biryani recipe, the main ingredients used to make the traditional recipe are chicken pieces with bones, basmati rice, a good selection of spices including, garam Masala, green chillies, and red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, and cumin seeds. The gravy for chicken masala Biryani recipe is prepared by combining yoghurt, tomatoes, and onions. The result is not only scrumptiously spicy but also lets out beautiful and delicious aromas that can make anyone’s head turn around. Chicken gravy is cooked separately and rice is boiled separately using salt, and all whole spices. You can add potatoes in the Chicken masala Biryani recipe according to your taste or preferences. Chicken Masala Biryani Recipe is an ideal recipe for any special occasion. It is very easy to cook in a very less period of time. So try this easy homemade recipe now and make your party more remarkable.

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time-clock 00:20 To Prep
time-clock 01:30 To Cook
5-6 Servings
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1)Rice 1kg
2)Chicken 1kg
3)Onion 12small (cut finly)
4)Ginger garlic paste 10tbsp
5)Red chilli powder 2tsp
6)Gram masala pwd 1tsp
7)Pounded chilli 1tsp
8)Black peper pwd 1/2tsp
9)Turmeric pwd 1tsp
10)Coriander pwd 5tbspfull
11)Salt to taste
12)Bay leaves 2
13)Cummin seed 1tsp
14)Nutmeg & mace pwd 1/2tsp
15)Badyan pwd 1/2tsp
16)yogurt 1/2 pao
17)Tomatoes 6large
18)Prunello (aalobukhara) 7,8
19)Oil 1cup
20)Condiments:2green cardamom,2brown cardamom3 cloves,3black pepper,2cinnamon stick
21)essence 1drop
Green chillies 5,6 (cut vertically)
Mint leaves a bunch
Lemon 1 (Slices)
Yellow food colour 1/2tsp in each layer
How to make Chicken Masala Biryani


1.Soak rice for 20 mins.
2.Heat oil fry onion untill they are golden brown take out and spread on paper after gets crispy, grind them.
3.Add ginger garlic paste fry min 20mins or smell remove properly,add all condiments add chicken fry a while add fried onion,yogurt,tomatoes,prunello cook till chicken tender properly now add badyan pwd,nutmeg & mace pwd essence rmove from stove.
4. LAYERS: Boil rice in a large vessel add a few mint leaves,whole condiments and 1 lemon's juice.
5. When rice half-done throw water .
6. Divide rice & chicken into three parts, Now in another large vessel spread one layer of rice ,on layer spread one part of chicken,sprink food colour ,mint leaves,green chillies,lemon slices do same twice more and on lower blaze steam rice for 20 mins.
7. Serve hot with raita and salad.
Posted By: ~Sani~, karachi

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Reviews & Comments

Chicken masala biryani is an aromatic mouthwatering combination of rice and chicken together. This Pakistani especially Karachi recipe for chicken masala biryani is really scrumptious. will definitely try this again and again.

  • Seema, Karachi

Chicken masala biryani is the best treat for someone who has come back to the country like my brother. I always get excited when he comes.

  • rana rizwan, hyderabad

While for me nothing can rival the classic chicken biryani, chicken masala biryani tastes very good and I am very happy with the recipe.

  • Faraz, karachi

I made masala biryani in fun but when I ate it, I came to know that it is very tasty and yummy like the one I use to eat from the market. It was very really very tasty.

  • Nisa, Toronto

I tried this recipe of chicken masala biryani at my hostel for my friends. All of my friends adored my biryani a lot. They were saying that the taste in my hands is amazing indeed.

  • Maria, Mingora