Sofiyani Biryani

Sofiyani Biryani Recipe in English is an easy and traditional cooking recipe to prepare at home. It provides you an awesome taste of Rice Recipes.

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Whole SpIces
2 Onions chopped
4 Green Cardamoms
2 tsps Ginger / Garlic
2 black Cardamoms
2 tsps Red Chilli powder
6 Cloves
1 Chicken cut into approximately 16 pieces
2 pieces of Cinnamon
1 Bay leaf
1 + 1 cups of Yoghurt
1 tsp Black Cummin seeds
2 tbsp Lemon juIce
750 gms RIce cleaned
1 & 1/2 tsps Salt
2 tbsps of Milk mixed in the Saffron 1/2 tsp & curd
1/2 cup Coriander and Mint leaves chopped

How to make Sofiyani Biryani


Heat the oil. Divide the whole spices into 2 portions, and put 1 portion into the oil. Stir. Add the onions and fry till they are light golden.
Add the ginger/garli, red chilli powder and chicken pieces.
Stir and fry till the oil seperates.
Add 1 cup of yoghurt and stir. Cover the pot and let it simmer till the chicken is tender.
Check the contents occasionally, if it is drying out and the chicken is still not tender add 1/2 a cup of water.
Add the lemon juice. Meanwhile, wash and soak the rice and put to boil with the salt and the remaining whole spices in another pot.
When the rice is almost cooked, drain it. Mix the saffron with the balance yoghurt and divide into 2 portions.
Sprinkle 1 portion of this, alongwith 1/2 of the mint and coriander leaves, over the chicken.
Spread 1/2 of the rice over the chicken over this sprinkle the remaining saffron / yoghurt mixture followed by the remaining coriander and mint leaves.
Place a moist cloth on top and cover the pot with the lid. Steam cook on low for 5 more minutes.
Serve hot with raita.

Posted By: Aleem, karachi

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Reviews & Comments (2)

Personally I like Sofiyani Biryani to enjoy at home, I also like to make it myself. However my mom likes other dishes from Rice recipes.

Mar 30, 2017 Mahek Peshawar

sofiyani biryani ka nam mai ne pehli baar suna hai yahan pe . or 10,15 alag alag biryani ki recipes mai already try kar chuki hoon ab kisi new ki talash me thi . or ab soch rahi hun ke yehi wali check karun

Apr 11, 2015 Marina Karachi

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