Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Chicken Dumbiryani

Hai friends today i am coming with the Chicken Dum Biryani.This is one of my favourite dish.I simply love it.Actully i cook the dum biryani in another way but when i go through the preety's kitchen i love to ad the colour.So i prepare today by adding the colour.There are many types of dum biryani it mainly varies in the masala.Actual process to dum with the charcoal.Here we dont have the charcoal stove so we used the stove top.Now lets go to the recipe.


Chicken-2 lb
Basmati rice –3 cups
chillies-6 to 7
coriander leaves-1 bunch
pudina-1 bunch
turmeric-1/2 tsp
cinnamon stick-3
star anise-2
bay leaves few
pepper powder 1/4 tsp
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
salt to taste
chilli -1 tsp
curd-1 cup
oil-4 tsp
lemon juice-3 tsp
butter-1 tsp
colours-red ,orange(we can use safforn)


First clean the chicken and keep it aside in the mean time we have to prepare for the marination.

For marination and chilli powder,salit,chilli powder,garam masala,tumeric,ginger garlic paste whole spices (half quantity remaining we will use to cook the rice)pudina and coriander few chopped,curd,lemon juice 1tsp,oil 2 tsp,pepper powder,slit the gereen chillies.
Mix everything and marinate for 2 hours.
In the mean time we have to cook the rice

Take a deep pan add all the ramaining whole spices,salt and few chopped pudina and coriander leaves.(to basmati rice the ratio is for 3 cups rice add 3 cups water)

Add 3 cups of water and make it boil.
Add the rice to the boiling water and cook until the rice is half cooked.
when it is half cooked drain the rice in the colander and keep it aside .
Now take the cooker pan and pour the oil and heat it.When it is heat add the marinate chicken and cook until it is half cooked.
when it is half cooked take half of the chicken and keep it aside.
To this add the rice as the layer as shown in the picture.

Sprinkle the coriander and pudina on te rice.
Now add the chicken that we keep it aside.
To this again layer with rice and sprinkle the coriander and pudina leaves.
Finally add the colours (Mix the colours separetly with water)
Now cover this pan with the aluminuim foil and cook this in low heat for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes open the foil now add the lemon juice ,butter and mix from the centre.

Serve hot with the chicken curry ,egg curry and raita


  1. Thxs for visiting my site & ur comment.. u have a nice & Innovative blog.. sounds delicious..

  2. Thank u very much for replying srikar keep visit my blog.

  3. Delicious,i can try with veggies:)IN MY BLog,u have asked a question,here is the answer: kootu is nothing but gravy and poriyal is dry curry.I used tamil terms in my sunda curry post.Hope i've clarified ur doubts:)

  4. Thank u very much for clarifying my doubts chitra.

  5. Yummy biryani vineela.I make this every friday but i make kaccha chicken dum biryani.

  6. Hai varunavi
    Wow every friday u prepare the biryani thats great.what is kaccha?

  7. Wow dum biriyani looks delicious! I love your method of mixing half cooked rice and chicken together and steaming. Will definitely try this out next time :)

  8. Thank u pooja for checking my recipe dear.

  9. Hai vineelasiv, this is the first time i see this blog .The first like i selected is bachelors tab thats for that and also to ur brother . sure i will prepare veg biriyani and dum biriyani this weekend . Your steps are easy and detailed . Now i am very hungry..

    1. Thank u very much Akbar.Try this and do follow and give valueable comments.