Saturday, March 30, 2013

How to make Mughlai Biryani – Mughlai Chicken Biryani / Spicy Biryani Recipes:

Jayanthy Kumaran | 12:40 | |

Mughlai Chicken Biryani:

Mughlai   Biryani  is a recipe for Non-Veg Lovers & is known for its richness & wonderful aroma highlighted in the use of exotic Spices

It tastes simply delicious & spicy with full of irresistible flavors.  In this recipe, the rice is flavored with exotic spices, combined with youghurt and cooked carefully with the marinated chicken

Here goes the traditional  Mughlai  style  Biryani  recipe  yet, So easy ! Try it – U’ll love it..:)

·         Chicken                      - 300 g
·         Basmati rice               - 1 ½ cup
·         Yoghurt                       - ¼ cup
·         Garam masala pwd     - 1 tsp
·         Biryani masala            - 1 tsp
·         Ginger garlic paste     - 1 tbsp
·         Oil                             - 2 tbsp
·         Ghee                         - 2 tbsp
·         Cumin                       - ½ tsp
·         Cloves                       - 2
·         Black pepper              - ½ tsp
·         Bay leaf                     - 2
·         Cardamom                 - 2
·         Cinnamon                  - 1
·         Onion                         - 2
·         Green chilly                - 1 or 2
·         Tomato                      - 1
·         Red chilly pwd                       - ½ tsp
·         Coriander pwd                        - ¾ tsp
·         Mint & coriander leaves          - 1 cup
·         Food color ( optional )            - a pinch
·         Salt to taste


1.     Clean and wash chicken pieces.
2.     Marinate with yoghurt, garam masala pwd, biryani masala,  ginger garlic paste and salt for 1 hour.
3.     Wash and soak biryani rice in water for 10 mins.
4.     Drain and keep aside.
5.     Heat oil, ghee in a pan.
6.     Add cumin, cloves, black pepper, bay leaf, cardamoms and a stick of cinnamon.
7.     Add finely chopped onions, mint leaves, chilly and cook on low medium heat, until it turns golden brown.
8.     Add tomato and fry for couple of minutes.
9.     Now add marinated chicken, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd and mix everything together.
10.  Fry in low flame for 5 to 7 minutes by stirring frequently.
11.  Add finely chopped coriander leaves and sauté for a minute.
12.  Now add 2 ½ cup of water.
13.  Mix well and taste & adjust salt and seasonings.
14.  Add soaked rice and stir well.
 Pressure cook for one whistle and simmer for 5 to 6 mins or until the rice is done.
15.  Mix a pinch of food color in few drops of water.
16.  Once the pressure goes off, add food color ( optional )  water in circular motion and leave aside for 3 to 4 mins.
17.  Now fluff the biryani gently.
18.  Classic Chicken Biryani with awesome flavor is ready to serve.

19.  We enjoyed it hot with onion raitha and tandoori chicken..!

Similar Recipes: 

·        Muslim Biryani
·        Ambur Biryani
·        Lucknowi Murgh Biryani
·        Prawn Biryani
·        Spicy Chicken Biryani

 Click here to view the easy Tandoori Chicken Recipe:


  1. looks delicious wonderfully done

  2. looks really yummy... bookmarked!!! :)

  3. Lovely :)

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  4. very impressive clicks n biryani looks too good n feel to grab the plate rite now frm screen.....

  5. It's so true that rice cooked along with the meat has a distinct flavour of its own .love biriyani. ..whatever be the making process. Awesome clicks. ..

  6. awesome briyani dear, would love to grab a plate now...

  7. Mouth watering.. I am drooooling here....

  8. Delicious and mouthwatering preparation.Excellent pics.

  9. Stunning pics. Absolutely yummy biryani, mouthwatering....

    today's post:

  10. Love to finish that whole plate rite now,irresistible and seriously tempting.Briyani makes me hungry.

  11. Drool worthy biryani !! Nicely done.

  12. thanks for your wonderful feedback friends..its truly inspiring..
    have a lovely day..:)

  13. you have kicked in the craving to eat this as I could eat this indefinitely ;-) perfect clicks...

  14. Beautifully done, Jay, another of your creations that makes me wish I had a pressure cooker.

  15. It was really mouth watering, since da whole procedure contained wid fine pics. Insha-Allah wl try it 2day

  16. Yummy !! My mouth is watering.. i have tried this & i liked the most. Thanks for sharing, & even i found amazing link of 'Indian Recipes cooking show', 'Indian Cooking Recipe' You will also like it.

  17. wow yumm it's lookking too good .. thanks for sharing :)

  18. i am going to try this out today.. n will tell you my experience..


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