Spicy Malabar Chicken Biryani Recipe Video

The process is little complicated for the beginners. However, this easy instruction will help you to prepare the most delectable Biryani.


Difficulty LevelMediumServings4
DishMain Ingredient,


 Chicken/Mutton/ lamb3 Pound
 Thinly sliced onion4 Large
 Diced tomatoes3
 Green chillies10 (To Taste)
 Crushed ginger2 Tablespoon (Approximately)
 Crushed garlic2 Tablespoon
 Garam masala powder2 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder1 Teaspoon
 Plain yogurt1 Cup (16 tbs), plain yogurt
 Chopped mint1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped cilantro1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon2 , juiced
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Basmati rice3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Garam masala1 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Boiling water5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Thinly sliced onion1
 Cashews1 Tablespoon
 Raisins1 Tablespoon
 Red food color1 Teaspoon
 Oil/Ghee2 Teaspoon


Add Onion,ginger ,garlic and green chillies in to a food processor. Give a pulse to make it into a coarse paste.
Heat the ghee or oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add sliced onion and saute until its transparent.
Then add ginger ,garlic and green chilly mixture. Saute until its aroma comes out.
Add Coriander powder and turmeric powder. Saute for another 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes . Stir well
Add salt, lemon juice, yogurt, mint and cilantro. .Check the taste and add salt if needed.Now you can add the chicken and garam masala. Cook on medium low heat for another 30 minutes till the masala get cooked and everything comes together .Now your masala is ready

Boil 6 cups of water.
Heat the ghee or oil . Add rice into the oil and saute until the rice turn opaque on very low flame.
Add salt and boiling water and stir well. Let the whole ice mix come to a boil and then lower the heat to medium and cover it.
Cook until the rice become soft.

Pour oil in a pan and add the onion cashews and raisins. Fry until its dark brown.
Pineapple essence( should be dilute with 1 tbsp of water)
Preheat the oven at 350 degrees.

In a ovenproof pan, Spread a little of the Chicken masala on bottom. Then spread the cooked rice over the chicken masala. Continue the same steps until you finish your rice and masala. Sprinkle pineapple essence and food color over it .
Then add a little bit of fried onion , cashew and raisins.
Cover the pan with aluminium foil.
Bake this for 30 minutes or until the steam comes out.

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Editors Review

If you love spice not just in your life but in food as well, try this Spicy Malabar chicken biryani. This Indian rice preparation takes a little longer to prepare but the end result is worth the wait. This goes best with an accompaniment like yoghurt or salad.



Manoj.R says :

wow.............!!!!! that was the coolest and neetly demnstrated biriyani recipes i ever had and the way you discribe each step and explaining point to point reasons to do so was so good.Even here in my palce (kerala) don't know how to explain this the way you did. Thanks and keep good work going.................
Posted on: 18 December 2011 - 10:31am