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Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
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Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

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72 Min
Medium

Ingredients

6 Servings

This dish was made for 6

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recipe ingredient
3  Cubes
MAGGI Magic Cubes Chicken (Crumbled)
4  Tablespoons
Ghee
2 
Cinnamon (1 Inch Pieces)
6 
Cloves
2 
Green cardamom
1 
Star Anise (Coarsely Crushed)
1  Teaspoon
Whole Black Pepper
1 
Black Cardamom (Coarsely Crushed)
2 
Onion (Chopped)
1  Teaspoon
Ginger-Garlic Paste
1  Teaspoon
Dry Red Chillies
0.5  Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
4  Teaspoons
Coriander Powder
2 
Tomato (Chopped)
500  gms
Chicken (Breast) (Shredded)
3.5  Cups
Hot Water
1.33  Cups
Rice
1  Pinch
Salt
3  Tablespoons
Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
3  Tablespoons
Mint Leaves (Chopped)
2 
Potato (Boiled & Cut Into 1 Inch Cubes)
100  ml
Oil
2 
Egg (Beaten)

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Nutrition Value

Carbohydrates
54.48 g
Energy
679.16 kcal
Fats
41.17 g
Protein
23.08 g
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Instruction

72 Minutes
  • Step 1

    20 Min
    Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 2

    10 Min
    : Heat ghee in a pan, and add cinnamon, cloves, green cardamom, star anise, whole peppercorns and black cardamom. Then, add onions and sauté till golden-brown. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 3

    5 Min
    Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell is gone. Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Sauté for a minute. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 4

    10 Min
    Add tomatoes and sauté till they are well-cooked. Then, add the chicken pieces and sauté for 5 minutes. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 5

    5 Min
    Add water, crumbled MAGGI Magic Cubes (Chicken), mint leaves and coriander leaves. Mix well and add salt to taste. Add the rice when the water starts to boil. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 6

    20 Min
    Lower the flame, cover and cook till the rice and chicken are done. While the Biryani is cooking, fry the roundels of potato and keep on absorbent paper. Just before removing Biryani from fire, place the fried potato roundels and boiled egg slices on top and keep covered till serving. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
  • Step 7

    2 Min
    Serve hot with raita. Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe
Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 1 of 7

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 2 of 7

: Heat ghee in a pan, and add cinnamon, cloves, green cardamom, star anise, whole peppercorns and black cardamom. Then, add onions and sauté till golden-brown.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 3 of 7

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell is gone. Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Sauté for a minute.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 4 of 7

Add tomatoes and sauté till they are well-cooked. Then, add the chicken pieces and sauté for 5 minutes.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 5 of 7

Add water, crumbled MAGGI Magic Cubes (Chicken), mint leaves and coriander leaves. Mix well and add salt to taste. Add the rice when the water starts to boil.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 6 of 7

Lower the flame, cover and cook till the rice and chicken are done. While the Biryani is cooking, fry the roundels of potato and keep on absorbent paper. Just before removing Biryani from fire, place the fried potato roundels and boiled egg slices on top and keep covered till serving.

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step 7 of 7

Serve hot with raita.

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