chicken biryani

Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken Biryani is a great easy dish to cook up for the family in 40 minutes. This dish will fill your bellies and satisfy your taste buds and anyone can make it. This can be stored and served up a few days later too so if you want to make your work meals ahead of time this is perfect. Let’s show you what ingredients you need and how to make it. Here is the chicken biryani recipe.


Ingredients


  • 300g basmati rice
  • 25g butter
  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cardamom pod
  • small cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 4 skinless chicken breast, cut into large chunks
  • 4 tbsp curry paste
  • 85g raisin
  • 850ml chicken stock
  • chopped coriander and toasted flaked almonds to serve

  • Method


    1. Soak the rice in warm water, then wash in cold until the water runs clear. Heat butter in a saucepan and cook the onions with the bay leaf and other whole spices for 10 mins. Sprinkle in the turmeric, then add chicken and curry paste and cook until aromatic.

    2. Stir the rice into the pan with the raisins, then pour over the stock. Place a tight-fitting lid on the pan and bring to a hard boil, then lower the heat to a minimum and cook the rice for another 5 mins. Turn off the heat and leave for 10 mins. Stir well, mixing through half the coriander. To serve, scatter over the rest of the coriander and the almonds.