Easy Chicken Biryani Recipe

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hicken Biryani is a very popular Pakistani and Indian recipe. A family favorite this easy chicken biryani is not too spicy and easy to make for a comforting weeknight supper. So delicious!!

Check It Out Easy Chicken Biryani Recipe here:


[one_third] Prep Time: 20 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 40 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 6[/one_third_last]


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  • 4 skinless,boneless chicken breasts, cut into large chunks
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 5 tbsp mild curry paste
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt

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Yield: 6 servings

Amount per serving.

  • Calories:510
  • Fat: 15 gm (Saturated fat: 4 gm)
  • Cholesterol: 87 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 55 gm
  • Fiber: 4 gm
  • Protein: 40 gm
  • Sodium: 812 gm

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Step 1

Rinse rice with few changes of water. Soak in cold water for 30 minutes then drain well in a fine sieve. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion in butter until crisp-tender. Add Bay leaf and cook for 1 minute. Season with cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric and salt.

Step 2

Place chicken to the skillet. Stir in curry paste. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until aromatic.

Step 3

Stir in rice, raisins and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to very low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Uncover and cook for 5 minutes or until all water dries up. Turn off the heat. Replace lid and let stand for 10 minutes . Stir in the peas. Sprinkle with cilantro.Transfer into a serving dish. Top with almonds. Easy Chicken Biryani is ready to serve. ENJOY!!

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  • Serve with mint raita and  lemon green salad. [/tab] [/tabs]
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