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Chicken Biryani

SERVES 3 to 4


2 Chicken Breasts (diced)

3 Large Onions (sliced)

1 tbsp Tamarind Sauce

4 tbsp Greek Style Yoghurt

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Turmeric

1 tsp Garam Masala

½ tsp Ground Cumin

1 tsp Ground Coriander

1 tsp Chilli Powder

1 tbsp Ground Ginger (minced)

4 Cloves of Garlic (minced)

4 Green Chillies (slit up the middle)

4 Tomatoes (chopped)

2 Cups of Rice

4 Cloves

4 to 5 Cardamom Pods

½ Cinnamon Stick

Some Dried Onion Flakes and Fresh Coriander for Garnish


Click on the link below for a tutorial video to make this

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Step 1: Heat some oil in a large pan.

Step 2: Add the onions and fry on a medium heat for 8-10 minutes stirring regularly. Make sure the onions are soft and turned a golden brown.

Step 3: Add the garlic and the ginger. Stir well for 2 minutes.

Step 4: Add the diced chicken and salt. Stir well for 10 minutes.

Step 5: Add the turmeric, garam masala, ground cumin, ground coriander and chilli powder. Stir well for 3 minutes.

Step 6: Add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies and tamarind sauce. Stir well for 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 7: Take the pan off the heat and add the Greek style yoghurt. Mix together well.

Step 8: Put the heat back on to low and cook for 3 to 4 mins. Stir regularly.

Step 9: Take off the heat and leave to one side.

Step 10: Cook the rice with the cardamom pods, cinnamon stick & cloves. Remove them from the rice then leave the rice to one side.

Build Your Biryani:

Step 1: In a deep rectangular oven dish put a layer of the rice in the bottom.

Step 2: Add all of the chicken curry from the pan to make your next layer.

Step 3: Add the remaining rice to form your top layer.

Step 4: Garnish with dried onion flakes and fresh coriander.

Oven Cook your Chicken Biryani:

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 120°C.

Step 2: Put into the oven, on the middle shelf, for 10 minutes.

Your Chicken Biryani is now ready to dish up. Enjoy!

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Thanks to Brad Dodd for the recipe and video

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