Sakthi Masala


Main Ingredient : Chicken

One of the most royal delicacies that you can enjoy on any occasion or festival, Chicken Biryani is the epitome of a one-pot meal. Well, no one can resist the sight of the aromatic and delicious Chicken Biryani recipe. We have got this super-easy biryani recipe for you.



5 Servings

Prep Time30 mins Cook Time30 mins Total Time1 hr


  • 1 cup boiled basmati rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint leaves
  • salt as required
  • 2 tablespoon refined oil
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 2 clove
  • 2 onion
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 cup hung curd
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 600 gm chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • 1 tablespoon bay leaf
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger


  • Wash the chicken and drain the excess water. Marinate it with the ingredients and cover it, keep aside for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a skillet or a pressure cooker, add the tempering ingredients one by one then add onion, green chilli, mint leaves, cilantro, sprinkle little salt and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell leaves.
  • After that add tomato and saute till it turns soft and mushy. Now add the marinated chicken, chilli powder, turmeric powder and saute for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Cover and cook it for 6-7 minutes or till the chicken gets 3/4th cooked. Add 1 cup yogurt, 2 or 3 cups of water, enough salt and allow it to boil. Once it starts boiling, reduce the flame and cook for 3 more minutes. Layer with quinoa, toss and enjoy. Eat with raita and a generous squeeze of lime.