Ambur Chicken Biriyani is one of the south-Indian special biryani recipe, this biriyani gets its name from Ambur – located in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It is a easy to make recipe with simple ingredients, prepared with jeera samba rice. It is a light spicy biryani which has a great in taste.
Preparation time – 20 min
Cooking time – 30 min
Serves – 4
Chicken – 1 kg
Jeera samba rice – 3 cup
Medium sized onions – 3 chopped
Tomatoes – 3 no’s chopped
Green chilies – 3-4 slit
Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tbs
Mint and coriander grounded paste – 1/2 cup
Mint leaves – 1 cup Chopped
Coriander leaves – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tbs
Coriander powder (or) chicken masala powder – 1 1/2 tbs
Yogurt – 1 cup
Salt to taste
Cloves – 3
Cinnamon stick – 1/2
Bay leaf – 2-3
Star anise – 1
Green cardamom – 2
To make or to prepare Ambur chicken biryani –
Rinse chicken pieces in water twice or trice in water, drain the water in it and keep ready.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan by adding oil in it, when it is hot add
Bay leaves, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, star anise saute in oil for a minute. Add ginger garlic paste, fry until you get a fresh aroma.
Add chicken pieces in to it and saute properly,
Add salt, turmeric and grounded mint and coriander paste in to it and combine
Add chopped onion, green chilies and tomato and mix altogether
Now add chopped coriander, mint, chilly powder and coriander powder, mix and cover the lid of the pan and cook for 10 to 12 in a low flame.
open the lid and stir altogether.
Add yogurt and combine
Add 5 1/2 cup of water (to cook 3 cup if rice) and bring it to boil. Check the salt if necessary add more.
Rinse rice in water drain it, and add it to the boiling mixture, combine and cover the lid of the pan and cook in a low flame for 15 min. Stir once or twice before it is done.
After 20 min, remove from the flame and rest it for 5- 10 min before you serve.
Transfer the dish to a serving dish.
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