Weather of Arabia - The "Biryani" dish is one of the most famous meals with which the breakfast table opens for the blessed month of Ramadan. Delicious using chicken.
Chicken Biryani ingredients (enough for 8 persons)
Chicken marinade ingredients:
- Chicken: two chickens (chopped)
- Tomatoes: 3 pieces
- Onion: 2 pcs
- Garlic: 5 cloves (mashed)
- Hot green pepper: 2 pods
- Ghee (or vegetable oil): 3 tablespoons
- Bay leaf: as desired
- Salt: one teaspoon
- Cinnamon: one teaspoon
- Turmeric: one teaspoon
- Cumin: one teaspoon
- Black pepper: one teaspoon
- Hill: A teaspoon
- Ginger: 2 teaspoon (fresh)
- Milk: half a cup
- Green coriander: half a bunch
- Mint: leaves (green)
Rice seasoning ingredients:
- Rice: 3 cups
- Saffron: one teaspoon
- Rose water: one teaspoon
- Ghee: 3 tablespoons
- Onion: 1 piece (finely chopped)
- Ginger: 1 teaspoon (fresh)
- Cinnamon: half a teaspoon
- Cloves: half a teaspoon (crushed)
- Salt: 2 tsp
How to prepare a chicken biryani dish
- Put ghee (or vegetable oil) in a saucepan until it melts with pepper, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and salt, and stir until we smell the aroma of the spices.
- Ginger, garlic and onions are added with green pepper, with continuous stirring.
- Put the chicken pieces with the spices, stir well, then add bay leaves with cinnamon sticks, tomatoes, yogurt, coriander and mint, while constantly stirring the chicken with the spices.
- Add a cup of water and leave it for an hour on the fire until the chicken is well cooked, paying attention to keeping a little broth.
- The rice is washed with water several times, and we put rose water with saffron, leaving it until it is returned to it.
- Put a little ghee in a second pot and put the almonds and stir it until it becomes blond in color, and put it aside in a plate.
- Put in a pot on the fire onions, cardamom and ginger with a cinnamon stick, stirring continuously for two minutes, until we have the smell.
- Add the rice to the spices with continuous stirring, put 4 cups of water, and leave the rice on a strong fire until it boils, then reduce the fire under it.
- Place the chicken pieces in order on the surface of the rice, making sure to put the broth and sauce on top of the chicken.
- Leave it for an hour, then first remove the chicken pieces from the pot, then put the rice in a serving dish, placing the chicken pieces on top and decorate it with a sprinkle of an appropriate amount of almonds.
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