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Chicken biryani


Delicious chicken biryani

Ingredients 14
Servings 4-6 people
Time 15 min

Ingredients

  • 60
    ml
    cooking oil
  • 4-5
    onions, sliced
  • 3-5
    cm
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 4-5
    cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 10
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 10
    ml
    ground fennel
  • 10
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 5
    ml
    turmeric
  • 5
    cardamom pods
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 15
    ml
    leaf masala salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4
    chicken fillets, cubed
  • 500
    cooked rice
  • 410
    g
    lentils, rinsed butter fresh coriander, chopped (x2)
 

Method

35-40 min
 

1 Heat the oil in a large saucepan and braise the onions, ginger, garlic and spices until the onions are browned. Add a little water, season with salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes.

2 Add the chicken, turn down the heat, cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes.

3 Add the rice and lentils and stir through. Add a few knobs of butter and cover with grease proof paper to keep the moisture in the pot. Cover and simmer over very low heat for 5 minutes.  Don’t stir.

4 Scatter coriander on top and serve immediately.

 

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