How to Cook Mughlai Biryani, English / Urdu Recipe

Mughlai Biryani: English – Urdu Recipe

Mughlai Biryani

Ingredients:

  1. Rice – 1kg
  2. Chicken – 1kg
  3. Yoghurt – 250g
  4. Onions – 4
  5. Tomatoes – 2
  6. Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  7. Mint – as required
  8. Potatoes – 1/2kg
  9. Fresh coriander – 1/2 bunch
  10. Star anis – 3
  11. Milk – 1/2 cup
  12. Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  13. Almonds – 100g
  14. Saffron – 1/2 tsp
  15. Coconut – 100g
  16. Dry plums – 100g
  17. Kewra water – 1 tsp
  18. Garam masala powder – 1 tbsp
  19. Red chili powder – 2 1/2 tsp
  20. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  21. Salt – to taste
  22. Oil – 125 ml
  23. Lemons – 4
  24. Green chilies – 8

Whole masala:

  1. Cloves – 6
  2. Bay leaves – a few
  3. Whole black peppers – 8
  4. White cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  5. Green cardamoms – 5
  6. Big cardamoms – 4
  7. Cinnamon sticks – 4

Method:

  • Add yoghurt, 1 1/2 tsp salt, half quantity of whole masala, 2 tsp coriander powder, 2 1/2 tsp red chili powder and 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste in chicken and mix well.
  • Leave for 1 hour.
  • Now take a pan, heat up oil and fry potatoes.
  • Take the potatoes out from the oil and set aside.
  • In the same oil, add marinated chicken along with soaked plum and fried potatoes, cook well.
  • Take another pan, heat up 2 tbsp of oil and fry onions along with remaining whole masala, salt and water according to rice.
  • Now bring this water to boil and add soaked rice, and cook until rice is half tender and water dries.
  • Now spread cooked chicken on cooked rice with all masala.
  • Then add green chilies, fresh coriander, lemon slices, kewra, chopped tomatoes, saffron (mix in milk), coconut, and almonds.
  • Cover and cook on dum for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Tasty mughlai biryani is ready to serve with salad and raita.





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