Awadhi Biryani with Masala Torkri Biryani Masala

(Chicken / Lamb )

  1. Marinate 500 grams chicken in yogurt, 1 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder and salt and set aside for 20 mins.
  2. Heat oil and add green cardamom and cumin seeds. Add sliced onion, tomatoes, slit chillies and ginger-garlic paste. Fry for a minute. Add 1 tsp coriander powder, 2 tsp Masala Tokri Awadhi Biryani Masala and Garam Masala. Add marinated chicken. Season to taste.
  3. Take the pan off the heat. Layer half rice over half chicken followed by half saffron milk, mint & coriander. Layer remaining chicken and rice followed by rest of the garnish ingredients.
  4. Put the lid back on and cook on a very low flame for 5 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave the biryani to rest for 10 minutes. Serve warm with a choice of raita and onion salad.