September 20, 2014

Lucknowi style chicken biryani/Awadhi chicken dum biryani/step by step pictures/south indian popular chicken biryani recipes

Hi..every one...It`s again time to share a popular indian birynai recipe as a post in blog baby..This time Iam going to introduce,lucknow special Awadhi biryani,which is cooked in dum method with lots n lots of mint n coriander leaves along with some hot spices.When I browsed web n wiki to know the differences between ,I understood that there are very minor differences like using different kind of rice varities,and some spices.. In lucknow chicken biryani,they use whole garam masala spices instead of powders and they don`t use tomatoes..So,curd is going to replace the place of tomatoes..except these two ,other process is sma elike regular biryanis..So,go with step wise pictures and enjoy..
I shared til now 10 chicken biryani recipes and few pulav recipes too.check this link for more recipes...


WHAT YOU NEED

TO MARINATE
chicken drum sticks-900 grams or 1 kg
salt
red chili powder-to taste
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
curd-1/4 cup
garam masala-1 tsp
ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
lemon juice-1 tsp

FOR RICE

Basmati rice-2 cups
salt
oil-1 tsp
bay leaf-1
cloves-3
cardamom pods-2
cinnamon stick-1 small


TO MAKE CURRY YOU NEED

onions-2 big
oil-1/4 cup
green chilies-3-4
salt
red chili powder-to taste
turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
garam masala-1/2 tsp

1.cloves-2
2.fennel seeds-1 tsp
3.cumin-1 tsp
4.cardamom pods-1
5.cloves-2
6.staranise-small
7.bay leaf-1
mint leaves-1 cup
cilantro leaves-1 cup
food color-2-3 pinches
milk-1/4 cup


HOW TO COOK

Wash and marinate chicken with given ingedients for oevr night or 1 hour  atleast..Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes...Heat a vessel with enough water...Add rice when water starts boiling...

Add salt and other ingredients which mentioned under FOR RICE..Cook rice 70% and drain in colander..

Heat a pressure cooker with 1/4 th cup of  oil and fry sliced 1 1/2 onion until brown..then remove fried onions and add spices from 1 to 7..Saute well and add remained chopped onions and green chili..Saute for 2 minutes..

Then add marinated chicken and mix well.Cook for 15 minutes in medium flame..mix in betweeen to avodi burning..add spice powders(Chili powder,salt,garam masala,GGP,kasoori methi ) in little bit quantities if you are true spice lover..add some water and cook for 10 more minutes again in low flame again.

Heat a heavy bottomed pan and place cooker...Combine every thing chicken mix well and shift it into a pressure cooker..spread rice on top and add mint and cilantro leaves,fried onions n color water..

now again add remained rice on top and mint and cilantro leaves,fried onions n color water.and if you like can add add some ghee and dry fruits and nutsfor rich taste.close with lid and put a hevay weight on top. cook for 10 minutes in low flame.





























Hot n Delicious biryani is ready


SERVE HOT WITH RAITA

COOK WITH LOVE.    SERVE WITH SMILE

HAPPY COOKING..  HAPPY BLOGGING...


BY,
Usha Rani..G

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