Quick chicken biryani

6 servings
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By Food24 July 24 2018
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Ingredients (10)

500 ml rice
5 ml turmeric — ground
45 ml oil
1 kg chicken — pieces
3 onion — chopped
45 ml garlic and ginger paste
2 bay leaves
400 g tinned tomatoes — chopped
45 ml breyani spice mix
5 ml dried chilli flakes
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Cook the rice with the turmeric according to the packet instructions. Heat 15 ml (1 tbsp) of the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat and brown the chicken pieces for 8 minutes. Remove the meat and set aside.

Add the remaining oil to the same saucepan and fry the onions until golden brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and bay leaves.

Return the chicken to the saucepan and add the tomatoes, biryani spice and chilli flakes. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the chicken is done.

Mix the rice in the chicken mixture and cook until the meat is warmed through.

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