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Easy Chicken Biryani

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 5
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories: low
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
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Easy Chicken Biryani recipe by Tracey at DesiRecipes.com.
Small pieces of chicken in a creamy, spicy blend of onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric and tomatoes.


Ingredients
1lb chickenClick to find more about chicken parts, cut in small pieces
2 tbsp garlicClick to find more about garlic paste
2" piece chopped gingerClick to find more about ginger
32 oz. basmati rice
16 oz water
2 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp tumeric
1.5 tsp zeeraClick to find more about zeera
2 large chopped onions
5 each cloves
small grn illaichiClick to find more about illaichi
1/2 cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon stick
1 20 oz. can chopped tomatoes


Preparation
Put chickenClick to find more about chicken in pressure cooker with 2 cups water and cook for 10 minutes.
In a fry pan, add onions and oil to coat and all spices and fry till very aromatic and until the oil separates.
Add tomatoes and cook until oil separates again.
When chickenClick to find more about chicken is done, remove and save the broth.
Fry the chickenClick to find more about chicken in the tomatoe mixture for 5 minutes until it is very dry.
Meanwhile, rinse rice and grease a crock pot with butter.
Add the drained rice to the crock pot and put the chickenClick to find more about chicken mixture on top of the rice.
Measure the broth and add enough water to egual 28 oz of fluid. add to rice and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
If you do not have a crock pot, par boil the rice for 5 minutes, drain.
Grease with butter a casserole dish and layer the rice and chickenClick to find more about chicken mixture and end with the chickenClick to find more about chicken mixture on top.
Add 4 oz water and cover and bake for 25 minutes. check for doneness.



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There are 9 comment(s) for this recipe.
by Anonymous No Rating
maybe you should know its a pressure cooker not a crock pot

Thu Jan 26, 2012

by Anonymous 1/5 Star
Are you sure you are cooking Biryani not paya!!!!!!

Fri Mar 25, 2011

by Robinson 5/5 Stars
Amazing post, honest!

Tue Mar 22, 2011

by Anonymous No Rating
its a crock pot people ...its not a chula you cook on for 6-8 hours. a crock pot is a slow cooker so you can leave things in it in and go run your errands and come back and lunch or dinner is ready.

Fri Jan 14, 2011

by shahida 1/5 Star
wow!! jab tayar kerne main itina !!! fir khane main kitna time bache ga

Mon Jan 10, 2011

by Anonymous 1/5 Star
cook biryani 4 ........6-8 hours,whos telling u these things its utter nonsence,.....OMG

Thu Nov 18, 2010

by Anonymous No Rating
really 6 to 8 hours?????????????????????????????? i think it should be in mintes not in hours

Fri Aug 13, 2010

by Anonymous No Rating
thanks

Sat May 22, 2010

by Avo211 No Rating
enjoy

Thu May 21, 2009


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