Masala TV Ramadan Recipe Chicken Tandoori Biryani by Chef Gulzar

Masala TV recipe of Chicken Tandoori Biryani by Gulzar Hussain from Live At 9. This mouth-watering “Main Course” recipe for Chicken Tandoori Biryani can be prepared in 45 minutes and serves 3-4 people.

For chicken
1 or 1 ½ whole chicken
1tsp crushed black pepper
½tsp whole spice
2tbsp red chili powder
4tbsp lemon juice
2-3tbsp ginger garlic paste
2-3tbsp oil
1 pinch yellow food color
to taste Salt
For biryani
½kg rice
2 onions fried
2-3 tomatoes
2-3 black cardamom
3-4 cloves
4-5 whole green chilies
1/2 bunch green coriander
1/2 bunch mint
1/2 cup plums
1/2 cup ghee
2-3 leaves cinnamon
1 tsp whole spice powder
1tbsp red chili powder.
½tsp whole black cumin
2tbsp ginger garlic paste.
to taste Salt.

Recipe Method

For chicken tandoori:
Take a mixing bowl add 4tbsp lemon juice, 2tbsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp whole spice powder, 1tsp crushed black pepper, 1 pinch food yellow color and salt to taste mix well. Then put 1 or 1 1/2 kg whole chicken in a bowl and properly marinate with the mixture. Steam the chicken with steamer for 15 to 20 minutes and turn the chicken over to ensure both the sides are fully cooked.. Now placed the chicken in oven tray and brush the chicken with ghee or oil. Put the tray into pre-heated oven for 12 to 10 minutes. Chicken is ready.

For rice:

Soak 1/2cup of rice in water for 2 hours. Now add rice with a sufficient amount of  water, 1/2tsp black cumin and salt to taste in a saucepan and cook till the rice is half done. Starin the water.

For qorma:

In a skillet heat 1/2cup ghee, then add 2 to 3 black cardamoms, 2 to 3 cinnamon sticks and 3 to 4 cloves. Fry till the spices begin to sizzle. Then add 2 to 3  chopped tomatoes. Mix well. Now add 4 to 5 whole green chilies, 1/2cup plums, 2tbsp ginger garlic paste, 1tsp whole spices and 1tbsp red chili powder.Fry for  another 2 minutes . Afterwards add the brown onions and cook until a uniform mixture is formed .The qorma is ready.

Put  the qorma in a skillet and add 1/2 layer of rice over it. Now add 1/2bunch of chopped  green coriander, 1/2bunch chopped  mint, 4 to 5 green chilies and fried onions. After that put the remaining qorma. Then put the remaining rice followed by the coriander, mint, green chilies and fried onions. Now in cup mix the water and food color and pour  it on sides of the skillet. Then put the chicken over the rice and cook it for 7 to 5 minutes over high flame.Then cover and simmer overa  low flame for  5minutes

The chicken tandoori biryani is ready to serve. via, Masala TV