Amazing Chicken Biryani with Basmati and nuts


If you’re a fan of flavorful and aromatic rice dishes, then you’re in for a treat with our amazing Chicken Biryani recipe. Made with fragrant Basmati rice and a medley of spices, this dish is a true delight for your taste buds.

Recipe for Delicious Chicken Biryani

Servings 4 people
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 500 g chicken cut into pieces
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1- inch ginger grated
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp oil


  • Wash the basmati rice and soak it in water for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan, heat oil and add the sliced onions. Cook until golden brown.
  • Add the minced garlic, grated ginger, and green chilies. Saute for a minute.
  • Add the chicken pieces and cook until they turn white.
  • Now, add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the yogurt and add it to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the soaked rice, chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, and salt. Mix gently.
  • Pour water into the pan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pan, and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the chicken is tender.
  • Remove from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork before serving.


Enjoy the flavorful and aromatic chicken biryani with raita or salad of your choice!
Author: sadi
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: biryani, chicken
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