Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani

Chicken, rice and egg cooked together in a flavorful combination of spices such as cinnamon,cloves,cardamom,  mace, star anise and oniontomato based gravy. Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani is a complete meal by itself. If I have I ever have to impress someone with my cooking skills and be loved, then this is my go-to dish.

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani has always been my favorite for many reasons. First of all it’s superbly high on the flavor side. Secondly, it’s a meal by itself and finally it’s worth spending time to make this biriyani. I know, I make it sound easy even though the cooking involves a lot of preparation and care. But your time and effort will pay you off in the form of a wonderful, flavorful biriyani.

Biriyani is traditionally eaten with raita, pickle and pappad (pappadam). Raita will help to mellow down the spiciness of biriyani and at the same time cleanse your palate as well.

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani

I hope you  try out Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani and let me know your comments.

Spicy Chicken & Egg Biriyani Recipe..

 

Ingredients

  • Chicken- 5oogms, cleaned
  • Egg – 8 each
  • Biriyani / basmati rice- 400 gms
  • Hot water – 400 ml
  • Oil- 100 ml
  • Turmeric powder – 1 Tbsp
  • Chilly powder -1 Tbsp
  • Garam masala – 1 Tbsp
  • Gingergarlic paste- 1 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 Tbsp
  • Onion – 2 medium, sliced
  • Tomato -2 medium, sliced
  • Green chilly- 4each
  • Cloves – 4 pcs
  • Cardamom – 2 pcs
  • Star anise – 2 pcs
  • Mace -1 each
  • Cinnamon stick -1 each
  • Whole black pepper- 1/2  Tsp
  • Black pepper crushed to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves – 1 Tbsp, chopped.
  • Mint leaves – 1 Tbsp, chopped
  • Ghee- 2 Tbsp, melted


Directions

  1. Marinate the chicken with oil, turmeric, chilly powder, garam masala, salt, crushed black pepper, gingergarlic paste and lemon juice and then leave it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Wash the biriyani rice, soak for 10 minutes and drain. Keep aside.
  3. Hard boil the eggs, peel, score(cut shallow gashes). Keep aside.
  4. To cook the chicken- heat oil in a shallow frying pan and add whole spices (reserve half for the rice).
  5. Add the onions and shallow fry until they begin to turn golden brown in color.
  6. Sprinkle powdered spices and cook until the flavor is apparent.
  7. Stir in sliced tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  8. Add marinated chicken pieces slowly into it and cook until the meat is tender.
  9. Remove and keep aside.
  10. To cook the rice- in medium sized thick bottomed pan, heat oil and add the whole spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cloves and star anise.
  11. Add carrots and green beans and cook.
  12. Add rice, stir-fry until crispy.
  13. When the rice is crispy, add hot boiling water and salt. Mix well.
  14. Bring it to boil and continue to cook on a simmering fire.
  15. When the rice is cooked, remove from the fire, make the rice flaky by using back side of the spoon.
  16. To assemble the biriyani–in a vessel, spread rice at the bottom, arrange the chicken with gravy on top.
  17. Add the second layer of rice, sprinkle chopped coriander and mint leaves on top.
  18. Reheat the biriyani on a stove top for 15 minutes on low flame.
  19. Make sure the lid is air tight to maintain or enhance the flavors.
  20. Remove from the fire, sprinkle melted ghee and gently mix in.
  21. Serve hot with pappadam, pickle and raita.

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4 Comments

  1. Katherine joseph says:

    A very interesting recipe. My husband is a biryani freak. I often cook biryani at home. This is one another recipe to try. Good luck and thanks for sharing.

  2. Yes you are right, Meal in itself and a very comfort food. Good for winter as the winter is catching up here in Melbourne.

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