Thursday, June 16, 2011

Lucknowi Murgh Biryani / Awadhi Biryani




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..!!!



Ingredients:

 
·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


Method:






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..:)


Jay



57 comments:

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

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

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  3. Looks delicious I love the eggs in this dish yum!

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

    This recipe looks great!!!

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

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  6. lovely biriyani,looks so very inviting..yummmy

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

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

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

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

    Have a great weekend.

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

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  12. 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 :)

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

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

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  15. Looks so tempting and delicious ...

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

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

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

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  19. delicious aromatic biryani looks yummy

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

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

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  22. Wow... I am flattered.

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

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

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  25. Delicious and lavish looking biriyani.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  26. This is really yummy Jay..

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  27. It looks really tasteful!!!Kisses,dear!

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

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

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

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  31. 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!!!!

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

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

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  34. This sounds super delicious!

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

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

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  37. That looks so perfect and inviting..

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

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

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

    Cheers,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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

    http://sanscurryhouse.blogspot.com

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  42. wow love biriyani this one looks so so good

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

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

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  45. 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!

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

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

    Thanks
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    Roger
    Cefzil

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

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  49. Bookmarked dear. Looks great.

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

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  51. 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

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

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  53. Worth trying recipe Jay. Luks heavenly.

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