Ambur Chicken Biryani

Veg Vegan Meat

Ambur chicken biryanis an authentic, unique, flavorful, delicious meal introduced by Nawab during their regime in Tamilnadu, South India. This delicious meal can be served for lunch and dinner.

Ambur Chicken Biryani

YIELD

5 people

TYPE

Main Course

TIME

50 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a wide bottom pan with medium heat, pour oil, ghee and add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, and saute until it turns aromatic

STEP

2

Now add thinly sliced onions and saute until it is caramelized. Caramelizing the onions gives a rich aroma to the biryani

STEP

3

Add garlic paste and saute until it turns fragrant

STEP

4

Now add ginger paste and saute until the raw aroma leaves

STEP

5

Add 2 tbsp of sliced onion and tomato to the mixture and saute until the tomatoes turn mushy.

STEP

6

Now add the dry red chili paste, turmeric powder, salt and saute until raw chili paste aroma leaves

STEP

7

Add the cut and cleaned chicken pieces to the chili gravy and mix them well until the masala coat evenly

STEP

8

Cook the chicken for about 5 to 7 minutes until it leaves water

STEP

9

Now add curd, coriander leaves, and mint leaves and mix everything well

STEP

10

Close the pan with the lid and cook the chicken for about 10 minutes

STEP

11

Open the lid and add water to the above gravy and allow it to boil

STEP

12

Now add the soaked Seeraga samba rice and mix well

STEP

13

Cook the rice until it is 70 % done

STEP

14

Now close the pan with the lid and cook for 15 minutes. Make sure to keep the flame low heat to avoid over cooking

STEP

15

Open the lid and gently fluff the biryani. The chicken biriyani is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

16

Serve this delicious Ambur special chicken biryani with curd raita, chicken salna, or any non-veg curry of your choice