Kozhikodan Biryani Recipe

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Kozhikodan Biryani
How to make Kozhikodan Biryani
  • Chef: Chef Veena Arora, Chef De Cuisine, The Spice Route
  • Recipe Servings: 5
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Kozhikodan Biryani Recipe: Kozhikode also known as Calicut is a city in Kerala. This biryani recipe comes from down south. Rice cooked with chicken, spices and topped with boiled eggs.

Ingredients of Kozhikodan Biryani

  • 1 Kg Chicken legs (small pieces)
  • 400 gram Rice
  • 600 ml Water (the water is 1.5 times more than the quantity of rice)
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 3 Javitri
  • 10 gram Fennel seeds
  • 200 gram Onion
  • 80 gram Tomatoes
  • 20 gram Green chilli
  • 50 gram Ginger
  • 50 gram Garlic
  • 50 gram Red chilli powder
  • 50 gram Coriander
  • 30 gram Mint
  • 5 gram Turmeric
  • to taste Salt
  • 15 gram Garam masala
  • 60 ml Oil
  • 4 Eggs, boiled
  • 30 gram Butter

How to Make Kozhikodan Biryani

  • 1.Pour oil into the pot, add whole spices into it and stir a while.
  • 2.Put crushed onions, julienne of green chillies and ginger.
  • 3.Now add ginger & garlic paste, mint, coriander and stir.
  • 4.Add turmeric, red chilli and fennel powder.
  • 5.Now add pieces of chicken, chopped tomatoes, water and butter.
  • 6.When chicken is almost cooked, add rice and salt.
  • 7.Cover and simmer it for a while till done.
  • 8.Cut each egg into four then garnish on the rice.
Key Ingredients: Chicken legs (small pieces), Rice, Water (the water is 1.5 times more than the quantity of rice), Green cardamoms, Cinnamon sticks, Bay leaves, Javitri, Fennel seeds, Onion, Tomatoes, Green chilli, Ginger, Garlic, Red chilli powder, Coriander, Mint, Turmeric, Salt, Garam masala, Oil, Eggs, Butter