3:36 am - Friday December 19, 2014

Kali Masoor Chicken Biryani


  • Whole black Lentils (Masoor)     1 cup
  • Long Grain Rice                (Basmati)            1 kg
  • Green Chili                                         8
  • Mint                                                      1 bunch
  • White Vinegar                                  1 tbsp
  • Green Cardamom (Illaichi)          4
  • Black Cumin                                       1 tsp
  • Butter                                                  1 tsp
  • Chicken Slices                                   1 and 1/2 kg
  • Onion                                                   4 (Fine Chopped)
  • Yogurt                                                  1 cup
  • Lemon                                                 6
  • Ginger Garlic                                     1 tbsp, milled
  • Whole Black Pepper                       6-8
  • Oil                                                          1 cup
  • Salt                                                        as per taste


  1. First of wash lentils and boil in hot water, be careful it should not be boiled much, when boiled separate water by sieve.
  2. Combine yogurt, ginger, garlic, lemon, mint, green chili, cardamom and salt, boil them without water till its water gets dry then take it off.
  3. Fry onions till brown then take out and place on a pepper, put oil on boiled chicken.
  4. Boil rice, during boiling put some mint, black cumin, green chili, salt, vinegar and green cardamom (illaichi) in it, sieve water from rice when boiled.
  5. Paste same oil on surface of cooking boil and place a layer of boiled rice on it then one layer of chicken and crush fried onions on it. Place another layer in the same way.
  6. On above all place a layer of rice and put fried onions and raw ghee on it.
  7. Put juice of 2 lemons and put cooking bowl on pan and heat on high flame for 10 minutes.
  8. After 10 minutes turn the flame light, when steam appears Biryani is ready.
  9. Serve it hot with Raita & Pickles.

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