Plain Dehli Biryani Recipe

Plain Dehli Biryani:

This is an excellent, easily prepared Plain Dehli Biryani Recipe, combining rice and meat with spices. Use homemade spices instead of packet masala to get a great taste and texture of Plain Dehli Biryani. This Plain Dehli Biryani is a nice aromatic rice dish and perfect to make any day of the week. Try this Plain Dehli Biryani recipe and don’t forget to share your experience with us !!

Plain Dehli Biryani recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 20 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:45 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 5[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Medium[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 500 gm chicken
  • 500 gm basmati rice, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced and fried
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup ghee or oil
  • 1/2 cup milk, add green cardamom in it
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon whole garm masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black cumin powder
  • 12 cloves
  • salt to taste

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 5 servings

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Step 1

Heat oil in a deep pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Stir and cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.

Step 2

Now add yogurt, ginger, cloves, tomato, garam masala powder, black cumin powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt.

Step 3

Cook it on low flame for 15 minutes or until all water dries up.

Step 4

Meanwhile, boil water in another large pot. Add the rice, whole gram masala, and salt. Cook the rice for 8 minutes or until ¾ done.

Step 5

Drain rice in a colander.

Step 6

Mix pinch of yellow color in cardamom milk.

Step 7

Take a large pot, layer the cooked rice and chicken in it to form at least 2 sets of layers.

Step 8

Top with fried onion. Cover the dish tightly. Let it simmer for 10 minutes or until done.

Step 9

Take it out in a serving dish. Delicious Plain Dehli Biryani is ready to serve. ENJOY!!

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