Nawabi Biryani Recipe

Nawabi Biryani

There are some guests that really means a lot too and for such guest you always look for delicious yet royal recipes so here is one.

Nawabi Biryani can also be referred to as Lucknowi Birynai, as it has the royal and nawabi taste and presentation of Lucknow. [highlight]Nawabi Biryani[/highlight] is a biryani that is made in royal style for royal people. Do give it an attempt.

 Nawabi Biryani Recipe
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Check it out the  Nawabi Biryani Recipe  here!!


[one_fourth]Prep Time:30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 1 hour[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 4[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Easy[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 kg chicken (cut into serving pieces)
  • 2 cups basmati rice(rinse and soaked in water for 30 min)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup clarified butter (ghee)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 10 peppercorns
  • 7 cloves
  • 4 black cardamom pods
  • 4 medium onions(thinly sliced)
  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp saffron
  • 4 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds
  • salt to taste

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Mix ginger-garlic paste, salt and yogurt and apply to chicken pieces and leave for 1 hour to marinate.

Step 2

Heat 1/2 cup ghee and add cumin seeds, cloves, cardamoms, peppercorn and almonds.

Step 3

Add chicken, turmeric, chili powder, garam masala powder, and 1/2 cup water.

Step 4

Cook till chicken is tender add coriander and mint leaves,set aside.

Step 5

Heat 1/4 cup ghee in a wok,add rice and fry until golden brown.

Step 6

Add 4 cups water and cook till the rice is done but not soft.

Step 7

Heat remaining 1/4 cup ghee and fry onion slices till brown and crisp. Drain and keep aside.

Step 8

In a large pan, put a layer of rice.

Step 9

Top with a few fried onion slices and saffron strands then add a layer of chicken.

Step 10

Repeat till all rice and chicken pieces are over.

Step 11

Cover tightly and finish cooking by placing the pan on a hot griddle till each grain of rice is fluffy and the biryani is aromatic.

Step 12

Dish it out. Garnish with almonds and mint leaves. Nawabi biryani is ready to serve.
Serve hot.

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  • Serve with salad and mint chutney.

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