• Chettinad Chicken Briyani

    Ingredients

    Basmati rice 
    600 gms Chicken 
    4 Cardamoms 
    6 Cinnamons 
    1 Ginger 
    3 Garlic flakes 
    2 Onions 
    10 gms Coriander leaves 
    10 gms Mint leaves 
    1 tsp Black pepper 
    1 tsp Coconut paste 
    2 tbsp Lemon juice 
    2 Cups parboiled rice 
    Salt to taste 
    Oil for frying 

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    Methods

    1. Soak basmati rice in water for 30 minutes. 
    2. Add salt, cardamom and cinnamon. 
    3. Grind ginger and garlic to make a paste. 
    4. Mix the paste with coriander and mint leaves. 
    5. Add coconut, cardamom paste, lemon juice and black pepper. 
    6. Mix it well. Now add red chili powder, coriander powder and salt.
    7. Cut chicken into pieces. Marinate the chicken in this mixture. 
    8. Heat the oil and fry the chopped onions. 
    9. Add marinated chicken pieces. 
    10. Cook over medium flame till done. 
    11. Prepare a bed of parboiled rice in a pot. 
    12. Sprinkle the fried onions. 
    13. Put chicken pieces and cover it with rice. 
    14. Cover it properly and cook for 10 minutes. 
    Serve hot.