Dindigul Special Chicken Biryani Recipe

Recipe Categories: Non Vegetarian Rice recipes
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Preparation Time : 30 min Cooking Time : 30 min Serves : 4

Dindigul Biryani is a popular south Indian main course, an aromatic special south Indian Biryani made with aromatic spices and jeera samba rice in preparation, which makes a flavorful and delicious rice dish. An easy to make recipe compared to other south Indian Biryani,  A traditional and unique way of making Biryani. A lip smacking rice dish to all Non-veg lovers. Just give a try and enjoy for any occasions.

Ingredients:

Chicken – 1 kg

Jeera samba rice or Govido bhag rice – 2 cup

Onion – 2 no’s chopped

Green chili – 5 to 6 no’s slit

Fresh ginger garlic paste – 2 tbs

Mint – 1/2 cup chopped

Coriander – 3/4 cup chopped

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Chili powder – 1 tsp

Yogurt – 1 cup/about 200 ml

Salt to taste

Oil – 5 tbs

Ghee 1 tbs

Lemon juice – 2 tsp

To make Biryani powder –

Fennel seeds – 2 tsp

Cumin – 1 tsp

Black stone flower – 5 no’s

Star anise – 2 no’s

Mace – 1 flower

Coriander – 2 tsp

Pepper – 1/2 tsp

Cinnamon – 3 – 4 small pieces

Clove – 8 no’s

Cardamom – 4 no’s

 

 

 

Method:

  • Rinse chicken in water for 3 times, drain the water in it and set aside.
  • Chop all the ingredients as shown in the above image and keep ready.
  • Add ingredients to make biryani masala in a mixer jar (without frying)

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Blend it to a coarse powder and keep ready and also keep all the ingredients handy to start.

Heat oil and ghee in a vessel, when it is hot add chopped onion and slit green chilies, fry until it turns to translucent, add ginger garlic paste saute until you get a nice aroma, add chopped mint and coriander

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Saute for 2 min,

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Add blended biryani powder, chili powder and coriander powder fry for 2 min, add yogurt saute, bring it to boil for 2 min

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Add chicken pieces and salt, saute together, close the lid and cook it for 15 min in a medium flame (let it cook in the water in it),

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When the chicken almost done, Then add 3 1/2 cup of water to cook 2 cup of jeera samba rice, bring the mixture to boil, when it starts to boil add lemon juice and stir

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Add rinsed and drained jeera samba rice into it

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Again bring it to boil, make a low flame, cover the lid, cook it for 15 to 20 min until done. Saute once or twice before it is done,

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When it is done remove from the flame, rest it for 10 min before you serve.

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Enjoy flavorful, Dindigul Special Biryani with lemon, tomato, onion and cucumber slices, onion raitha and non veg curry curry as a side dish.

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