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Quick chicken biryani

Recipe from: 13 August 2015

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:10


  • 30
    canola oil
  • 1
    onion, sliced
  • 2
    cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 20
  • 250
    basmati rice
  • 300
    chicken stock
  • 4
    chicken breasts fillets, cubed
  • plain yoghurt, to serve
  • fresh chopped coriander, to serve


Heat a little oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion until starting to brown. Add the garlic and the spice mix and fry for one minute.

Add the rice and stir to coat. Add the stock and 200ml water. Place the chicken in the saucepan, cover and bring to the boil without lifting the lid. Turn the heat to the lowest setting and leave to steam for 15 minutes. Do not lift the lid until this time is over. Check if the rice and chicken are cooked. If not, add a little boiling water and steam for another five minutes. Serve with yoghurt and coriander.

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