Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Weekend Cooking - Chicken Dum Biryani & Muhallabia

This is not the usual way i prepare Biryani

but when my friend recommended me
this flavourful Biryani Masala
i thought of trying it
and i am so glad i did

relished the Biryani like anything
paired it with onion tomato raita
this is how i did
Recipe Name Chicken Dum Biryani

Chicken half kg
onion three chopped
tomato one chopped
garlic clove three chopped
ginger half inch chopped
green chili two chopped
curd one cup
shan biryani masala half packet
rice one a half cup
fried onion to garnish one tbsp
edible yellow colour pinch

cook rice till its half done ,keep aside
heat oil in non stick wok
add chopped ginger,garlic and green chili
after a minute add choopped onions
keep frying till the onions are done
add chopped tomatoes followed
by biryani masala ,keep frying
till oil isseen along the sides
add chicken pieces and keep frying
add few drops of water and cover and cook
once the chicken is done ,keep aside.

To dum cook
In a broad vessel place the cooked chicken
followed by layer of rice, sprinkle orange colour,
dash of lemon juice and fried onion
repeat the same procedure.
seal the pot with dough and cook on low flame for 10 - 15 mins
serve warm with raita ;-)
For Muhallabia/Rice & Almond Pudding

recipe inspired from Middle Eastern Cookbook
grounded rice half cup
milk two and a half cup
sugar half cup
cardamom three crushed
almond and pistachio chopped two tbsp
rose water one tbsp

mix rice flour in half cup of milk keep aside
boil two cup of milk ,once the milk starts boiling
reduce heat to low medium
add rice paste,crushed cardamom and sugar
keep stirring to prevent lump formation
once the mixture starts boiling add chopped nuts
followed by rose water ,let it simmer for 10 - 15 mins
once done remove from flame .
spoon into individual bowls and refrigerate
serve chilled .
Linking this post to
The Weekly Story -62 hosted by Colours Dekor\
Royal Feast Biryani Food Event hosted by Kaarasaaram
thats all friends,take care
and happy Blogging...