Chef: Chef Veena Arora, Chef De Cuisine, The Spice Route
Recipe Servings: 5
Total Cook Time:
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
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