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Lucknowi Murgh Biryani / Awadhi Biryani

16 Jun 2011

Lucknowi Murgh Biryani:

Lucknowi Murgh Biryani is an amazingly flavorsome biryani. It is very popular in Delhi and Lucknow. It is originated from the Moghul Cuisine. In this recipe, the layered curried rice  is prepared with Basmati rice  and chicken  n   cooked in delicious spicy ingredients.

Here comes the recipe of the most admired dish of India..!!!


·Basmati rice                                    - 2 cups
·Chicken                                            - ½ kg
·Turmeric pwd                                    - ½ tsp
·Red chilly pwd                                   - 1 tbsp
·Yoghurd                                            - 1 small cup
·Cumin pwd                                       - ½ tsp
·Ginger garlic paste                            - 1 tbsp
·Oil                                                   - 3 tbsp
·Ghee                                                - 1 tbsp
·Cloves                                              - 2
·Cinnamon                                         - 2
·Peppercorns                                     - 6
·Saunf                                               - ¼ tsp
·Cumin                                              - ½ tsp
·Onion big                                         - 2
·Tomato                                             - 2
·Green chilly                                      -  2
·Mint and coriander leaves                   - handful
·Garam masala pwd                            - ½ tbsp
·Salt to taste


1.       Wash and soak basmati rice for 5 to 10 minutes
2.       Drain and keep it aside.
3.       Clean the chicken and marinate with turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, yoghurd, cumin pwd and ginger garlic paste.
4.       Heat oil in a fry pan.
5.       Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and peppercorns.
6.       Wait to crackle.
7.       Now add rice, fluff gently.
8.       Add salt and hot water.
9.       Cook until soft.
10.    Allow to cool and separate into individual grains.
11.    Heat oil with a tbsp of ghee.
12.    Add saunf, cumin seeds and wait to crackle.
13.    Add chopped onion slices and fry to golden.
14.    Add chopped tomato, green chilly and sauté for a minute.
15.    Add freshly chopped mint and coriander leaves.
16.    Combine well.
17.    Now add garam masala pwd and the marinated chicken mixture.
18.    Fry until the oil separates.
19.    Add 1 cup of hot water and allow the chicken to get cooked by covering with lid.
20.    Once the chicken is tender, remove from flame.
21.    In a deep dish, spread layers of cooked basmati rice and top it with chicken curry.
22.    Place in a hot oven for 10 minutes.
23.    Garnish with sliced eggs.
24.    Serve hot with onion raitha and spicy brinjal curry.

25.    Delicious lucknowi murgh biryani ready to enjoy..:)


57 Yummy Comments:

Biny Anoop said...

Jay u know i am a die hard biriyani fan and this one makes my mouth water

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Wow....love that platter...Wud love to have that flavorful and yummy biryani now....

Pegasuslegend said...

Looks delicious I love the eggs in this dish yum!

Emily Malloy said...

Jay! I am so honored you stopped by! Thank you!!

This recipe looks great!!!

julie said...

Am speechless out here..just pass me the platter ,i'll finish off in minutes..looks excellent!

Chitra said...

lovely biriyani,looks so very inviting..yummmy


Looks so tempting..Just pass me the plate...

Nitha said...

Delicious chicken biriyani.. I was looking for a different recipe as we are bored with our usual ones.. This sounds interesting..

Sobha Shyam said...

wow..amazing biriyani dear..mouth watering dish..

Faith said...

I love chicken biryani. It's one of my favorite. Great looking dish and it tastes even better.

Have a great weekend.

Eva Gallant said...

Oh, my! This looks delicious. I need to browse your blog and look at some more recipes! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

sangee vijay said...

as i always love your NV recipes..this biryani makes me drool over here..very flavorful n delicious one..this is added to my must try list..thanx for sharing..tempting platter :)

Jay said...

Thank u so much everyone for your sweet notes..:)

Plateful said...

I heart biryani - my ultimate comfort food! Your lucknowi biryani looks so tempting...!

Kalyani said...

Looks so tempting and delicious ...

Judee said...

Glad to follow back. Looking forward to going through your site. I love Indian spices and food.

Suja said...

Tempting and delicious biryani..makes me hungry..love it

Sere said...

Hi!!!nice to meet you!!! your plate seem delicious, well done!!!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious aromatic biryani looks yummy

Priya said...

Omg, mouthwatering here..delicious,flavourful and absolutely irresistible briyani..

Madhura Manoj said...

Wonderful!!Drooling here..Pass me the plate plz.

Ooh, yum, this looks great Jay! My mouth is watering just looking at this delicious pictures of biryani :)

PAV's said...

Wow... I am flattered.

wow, nasi biryani, yum yum. Haven't eaten this for a long time

kothiyavunu.com said...

Nice delicious briyani..Looks and sounds terrific and aromatic..wish to taste..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and lavish looking biriyani.

Hamaree Rasoi

Ganga Sreekanth said...

This is really yummy Jay..

Rookie Qookie said...

This looks too gud :)

Lenia said...

It looks really tasteful!!!Kisses,dear!

Santosh Bangar said...

very good combination north recipe and cook by south hand tempting super!!!

Ambreen said...

Lucknowi biryani is making me hungry, getting tempted just by looking at it :)

Sarah said...

this looks awesome! love it! Biriyani is an all-time favourite in our household.. though we havent tried Awadhi biriyani yet

kavitha said...

Hi dearie ,
Thank you very much for stumbled upon on my blog and for following me.I am a longtime follower of your blog,liking you on facebook and I'm pretty much enjoying every of your posts.Its utterly delicious.Have nice weekend!!!!

I really like biryani because it's not got too much sauce, thanks for sharing the recipe!

Prathima Rao said...

Wow Jay...That is one delicious, aromatic biryani fit for the royals!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Peggy said...

This sounds super delicious!

yummychunklet said...

Definitely trying any dish that's the most admired in India! Great post, Jay!

This looks super delicious! I love, love, briyani especially chicken briyani! Thanks for sharing!

BeenaShylesh said...

me to had briyani today

rekhas kitchen said...

That looks so perfect and inviting..

So Domesticated said...

This dish looks delish... and thanks for stopping by my blog!

divya said...

Looks so tempting..Just pass me the plate...

Satrupa said...

Perfect one pot meal for the weekend. Looks delicious :)



San said...

Must try biryani jay,seems very interesting n so much inviting.


wow love biriyani this one looks so so good

Junia said...

so who usually gets to eat all your yummy food? :)

Jay said...

def my family Junia n my son is particularly happy about my foodblog as he is tasting different cuisines..;)

Jessica said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog Jay! I love yours and all the wonderful recipes. So many dishes I haven't tried yet! I love that you share some of the history and origin with us. Subscribed to your posts now too!

Nava.K said...

Delicious it looks Jay, will try with mutton or lamb for a change.
Hoping to try out next weekend.

Drug1234 said...

I was searching for blogs related to rice recipes Great work .My kids will love it.


Jay said...

Thank you lovely friends! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. :)

Archana said...

Bookmarked dear. Looks great.


Magic of Spice said...

I don't think I can even attempt to say the name of this dish, but it sure does look good :)

Iza Akma said...

very interesting recipes here especially ur biryani..it looks so delicious...hope will try out oneday..
btw, am your happy follower now and do stop by mine sometime..tq

This sounds wonderful....like the hard boiled egg addition.

Worth trying recipe Jay. Luks heavenly.

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