- 1/4 kg chicken
- 2 cups brown basmati rice—soaked for 30 minutes
- 2 tsp oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
- 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 cup mint leaves
- 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
- 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 2 green chillies - slit
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp coriander powder
- 4 cloves
- 1 inch cinnamon stick
- 1 Star Anise
- 1 bay leaf
- A few strands of mace
- 1/2 tsp shahi jeera
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- salt to taste
- 3/4 cup whisked curds
The combination of chicken and brown rice allows the health buffs to partake in tasty biriyani without worrying about adding calories to their bodies. The ingredients to prepare chicken biriyani with brown rice are easy to procure.
Chicken is one of the healthiest meats you will come across. The brown Basmati is rich in magnesium and extra energy. It is gluten-free and anti-inflammatory and helps curb diabetes and cholesterol. This biriyani dish is perfect for weight watchers.
How to make Chicken Biriyani with Brown Rice
8.Garnish the biriyani with chopped coriander and cover it.
9.Heat a tawa and place the handi on top. Cook covered on low flame for 14 minutes. Turn off the flame and let the biriyani rest on the tawa for another 15 minutes.
10.Serve with raita and potato chips and enjoy!
In a report by Swiggy, the most ordered dish by Indians in 2017 was chicken biryani.