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
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