chicken spinach biriyani

Posted by : Manali Bardhan

chicken spinach biriyani
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Nonvegetarian Recipes
  • Food Type : Nonveg
  • Cook Time : 90:00
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Calories
    568kcal
  • Protein
    60gm
  • Fat
    20gm
  • Carbs
    37gm

How to make chicken spinach biriyani

Step-1

Take 40 gm of rice .Soak it for 30 mins.

Step-2

Take a heavy bottomed kadhai.Put 200 gm of chicken. Add 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste, half onion paste. Chop 1 onion and mix. Add 2 cardamom, 3 peppercorns, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 bay leaf, some ginger julians,salt, garam masala,1 teaspoon mustard oil, 1 teaspoon of redchilli powder.Mix everything.

Step-3

Add boiling water on the above mix and heat up the chicken mix in highest temp till it starts boiling.

Step-4

Once the water starts boiling, lower the gas and put it on medium flame for 20 mins with lid on.

Step-5

By the mean time start prepping the spinach. Boil water in a pan with some salt. Once the water starts boiling add the spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step-6

After 2minutes Remove the spinach from the pan and put it in ice cold / cold water and wash it thoroughly and keep aside.

Step-7

Now let’s start with the rice. Again boil water in a pan. Once the water starts bouncing add the whole spices in the water and some salt and squeeze 1 lemon on to the water. Let the water boil for 2-3 minutes so that the aroma of spices mix into the water. Then add the rice. Cook the rice for 2-3 minutes maximum and then drain the rice of its starch and put the rice under cold water so that the rice stops cooking. Spread the rice in a plate.

Step-8

Once 20 min is over, open the lid of ur chicken pot, give it a stir . Add 1 tomato to it and give it a mix. Take 2 tablespoon of curd and mix it slowly with the chicken mix. At this point if u feel that u need to add some water in the chicken so that it doesn’t get burnt, add some hot water and give it a mix. After that cover it up and cook for some more time.

Step-9

Cook the chicken till the oil starts coming out and it’s thoroughly cooked and very less amount of gravy is left.

Step-10

Now place the boiled spinach on top of the chicken slowly and make a layer of spinach .

Step-11

Put the flame to low. Now slowly add the rice on top of the spinach bed. Add 5ml of rose water and half teaspoon of garam masala on top.

Step-12

Once all set, cover the mouth of ur pot with a baking sheet or a cloth and then put on lid and the flame should be on the lowest .

Step-13

Cook it on low heat for 20-25 minutes.After that turn of the gas but don’t open the lid.

Step-14

Open the lid after 15-20 minutes and ur pot biriyani is ready to enjoy.