Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Lucknowi Chicken Biryani with Onion Tomato Raita

One noon Advay slept and thus this happened
prepared Lucknowi Chicken Biryani
paired with Onion Tomato Raita
and relished the meal.
For me its really essential for Advay to be sleeping when i preparing something like this or thetime just doubles up,for me it took some two and a half hr to prepare the meal
Coming back to todays recipe

Lucknowi Chicken Biryani with Onion Tomato Raita
Preparation time one hr
Cooking time one hr
Ingredient for Chicken
chicken pieces 600gm
poppy seed paste one tbsp
almond paste one tbsp
ginger garlic paste one tbsp
boiled onion paste of two onion
salt as per taste
red chili powder half tsp
garam masala powder one tsp
cumin seeds one tsp
green cardamom two
clove two
cinnamon crushed half inch
Almond paste
soak almonds in hot water for 30 mins
run through blender and keep aside.
Poppy seed paste
soak poppy seeds in warm water for 30 mins
run through blender and keep aside.
Boiled Onion paste
onion two
bay leaves three
black cardamom one
boil peeled onion with black cardamom and bay leaves for 20 mins
run through blender and keep aside
Ginger Garlic paste
six clove of garlic and half inch of ginger
run through blender and keep aside.

heat one tbsp oil in non stick wok
lower the flame and cumin,cardamom ,clove and cinnamon
once its starts spluttering add ginger garlic paste
followed by boiled onion paste
keep stirring till onion starts changing colour
add poppy seed and almond paste
keep frying till oil is seen along the sides
followed by chicken pieces,red chili powder and salt
mix everything together and fry for 5 mins
add half cup of water and cover and cook
sprinkle garam masala powder and let it simmer for 5 mins
before removing from flame .

Ingredient for Rice
Basmati rice two cup
green cardamom two
cinnamon half inch broken into pieces
Boil water in a wok
add cardamom and cinnamon
add soaked and drained rice
let rice cook till water is absorbed.
Ingredient needed to serve
fried onions
saffron strands soaked in milk
raisin one tbsp
cooked chicken
cooked rice
Fried Onions
onion one sliced
oil two tsp
Heat oil in non stick wok
Add sliced onion and fry till onions
become caramalised and brown
drain on kitchen towel and keep aside.
Saffron in Milk
Warm one tbsp milk
add five strands of saffron and keep aside.
To serve
place a layer of rice
top it with chicken pieces ,saffron milk,fried onions and raisin
repeat the same,
serve warm with onion tomato raita.

For Onion Tomato Raita

curd beaten one cup
salt as per taste
pinch of red chili
onion one chopped
tomato half chopped
to temper
mustard seeds pinch
oil one fourth tsp
curry leaves five
dried red chili two
Mix all the ingredients in the curd and keep aside
heat oil in wok
add mustard seed,curry leaves and dried red chili
after two minutes pour on raita
serve with biryani.
 linking this post to
The Weekly Story -44 hosted by Colours Dekor
Joy from Fasting to Feasting fourth edition hosted by Kitchen Flavours
For OtherChicken  Biryani recipes blogged at Asan Khana
Mughlai Biryani
Chicken Biryani
Parsi style Chicken Biryani
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
Thats all friends,take care and Happy Blogging.


Rumana Rawat said...

Yummy and different looking biryani:)

Suja Manoj said...

Nice recipe,flavorful and delicious biryani..bookmarked

SV said...

Looks yummy! Can we do it without chicken and add veggies instead of it?

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious and flavorful biryani...yummy..

Manju said...

looks very delicious!!

SpicyTasty said...

am just drooling. yummy...

divya said...

wow..simply superb mouthwatering recipe..love to have the whole!

Unknown said...

Nice version of briyani,luks delicious...

Spandana said...

I am a fan of Hyderabadi chicken biryani... I never tasted Lucknowi, but it sounds and looks like a Shahi delicacy...

Indian Khana said...

Yum.....fab dear

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy biriyani and raitha...please join us in Celebrate Sweets - Sweet buns event .

Torviewtoronto said...

Yummy looking flavourful biryani

Unknown said...

Yumm.. Yumm.. Yumm.. that biryani looks yumm.. Thanks for linking in to the Monday party.. at CD.. Hope you have a lovely week ahead! :-)

Mandira said...

so bookmarked. Delicious!

Priya Suresh said...

Wat a flavourful,inviting briyani, quite different..wonderful platter..

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

perfect combo meal...

Deepthi Shankar said...

Been a while since I bumped into yr space. Hope you are doing great

schmetterlingwords said...

Hi, thank you for visiting my space and for your lovely comments. Feel glad to learn a new Biryani recipe. Very clearly explained steps. Thanx for the recipe. Am happy to follow you... I'm finding your other blog notyet100hub too very interesting. Seems like you are a voracious reader. Keep reading and writing :)

Jaya M said...

That is just perfect for dinner or lunch..almond paste and poppy paste do add to the richness of the chicken biryani...have made keema kofta curry with almond paste and it was amazing so can imagine how delicious this must be ..lovely hugs and smiles

Plateful said...

Oh my, biryani huh? I LOVE it and now I have an uncontrollable craving for ti... ha!

Karima said...

Mmmm looks nice! Thanks for popping by. I am now google friend following you. Karima www.karimascrafts.com

lubnakarim06 said...

One of my favourite kind of rice...looks yum....i totally agree with u upon kids sleeping when we r cooking something elaborate.....