An evergreen classic, biryani is one versatile dish that can be relished at any time of the year. It is aromatic, heavenly and one of the most loved delicacies, not just in India but all around the globe. This dish from the Mughal era is a complete meal in itself, apt for all kinds of occasions; whether as a hearty meal on a lazy Sunday afternoon or a lavish feast at the dinner table. There are many restaurants and cafes serving authentic biryani, but preparing it at home with the same flavours is a different feeling altogether; Isn't it? While there's no dearth of delectable biryani options, unique to each and every region in India, here we bring you one more interesting entrant to the list - It is called Hariyali Chicken Biryani.
As the name suggests, Hariyali Chicken Biryani is marinated in the combination of green ingredients like coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chillies. This green masala is cooked with a burnt coal for some additional flavour and topped with fragrant long grain basmati rice. A spoonful of ghee and charcoal ups the flavour game of this biryani. Wondering how to make it at home? Read the recipe below.
How To Make Hariyali Chicken Biryani | Hariyali Chicken Biryani Recipe:
To prepare this recipe, start with the green paste, which is made by grinding all the green ingredients (coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies) together. Meanwhile, marinate the chicken pieces with salt, biryani masala, chilli powder and fried onions. Then add half of the blended green masala and leave it for at least 2 hours.
Now, heat ghee in a pan, add the chicken pieces and cook until brown. Once brown, add the rest of the green ground masala, cover and cook for 10-12 mins.
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So, next time you crave a zesty, authentic and homely meal, prepare this biryani recipe and let us know how it turned out in the comment section below. Happy Cooking!