Chicken Biryani

Recipe by - Carla -
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Bring a pan of water to a boil and add the rice, salt, cardamom pods, cloves and cinnamon stick; boil for two minutes and then drain, leaving the whole spices in the rice.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions for about 8 minutes, until browned.
  • Add the chicken, followed by the ground cloves, cardamom, chilies, cumin, coriander, black pepper, garlic, ginger and lemon juice; stir-fry 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the chicken mixture to a casserole and lay the sliced tomatoes on top.
  • Sprinkle on the cilantro, spoon on the plain yogurt and top with drained basmati rice.
  • Drizzle the saffron and milk over the rice and pour on 2/3 cup water.
  • Cover tightly and bake in the oven for 1 hour.
  • Transfer to a warmed serving platter and remove the whole spices from the rice.
  • Garnish with toasted almonds and freshly chopped cilantro and serve with plain yogurt.
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