Bamboo Biryani Recipe

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Bamboo Biryani
How to make Bamboo Biryani
  • Chef: Ratheesh
  • Restaurant: Sterling, Wayanad
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Bamboo Biryani Recipe: Ever had biryani cooked inside a foot long bamboo? Yes, inside! Bamboo biryani has long-grained rice cooked to perfection with authentic spices and your favourite meat inside a bamboo, which promises to give a punch to your taste buds. A delectable, inventive biryani recipe that will indeed connect you with the scent of nature, perfect to serve with freshly made raita.

Ingredients of Bamboo Biryani

  • 500 gms chicken
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp biryani masala
  • 2 inch pieces ginger
  • 10 Garlic cloves
  • 4 Green chillies
  • Coriander leaves
  • Mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 4 tsp ghee/oil
  • Whole spices
  • Saffron water
  • Fried onions

How to Make Bamboo Biryani

  • 1.Take chicken into a mixing bowl. Add whole garam masala spices, salt as required, turmeric powder, red chili powder, biryani masala, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, fried onions, half a lemon, yogurt, mint leaves, coriander leaves, oil and mix well. Leave it to marinade for an hour.
  • Marinating the rice:
  • 1.Take raw basmati rice into a mixing bowl.
  • 2.Add oil, salt, whole garam masala spices, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, biryani masala, onions, green chilies, mint leaves and mix well.
  • 3.Keep it aside for an hour.
  • Assembling:
  • 1.Clean the bamboo until you find no dust inside.
  • 2.Grease the inner part with oil.
  • 3.Put 2 spoonful’s of chicken marinade first and then 4 to 5 spoons of rice. Repeat the process again.
  • 4.Add 1 ¼ cups of water. Water runs down to the bottom through the gaps.
  • 5.Cover the bamboo with an aluminum foil.
  • Making bamboo biryani:
  • 1.Set fire and put the bamboos on it.
  • 2.Leave for 30 to 35 minutes turning in between.
  • 3.Later remove it from the fire and leave for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 4.Serve hot on a banana leaf.
Key Ingredients: chicken, salt, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander seeds powder, cumin seeds, biryani masala, ginger, Garlic cloves, Green chillies, Coriander leaves, Mint leaves, curd, basmati rice, ghee/oil, Whole spices, Saffron water, Fried onions