Bengali Style Spicy And Delicacy Dish For Bengali Chicken Biryani
By Samanwita Majumdar, Posted on 19/07/2020 - 7 Comments
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Ingredients of Bengali chicken biryani
Bengali chicken biryani
STEP : 1
Wash the chicken pieces very well by cleaning the skin and inside using a lot of running water and then set them aside.
STEP : 2
Boil a cup of water with salt in a pressure cooker and add the chicken pieces and boil them for 10 minutes.
STEP : 3
Once the chicken is boiled take them out of the pressure cooker and add drain off the excess water. The water may be used for preparing the chicken masala.
STEP : 4
Marinate the chicken with salt, black pepper, curd and tandoori chicken masala and set it aside for atleast 10 minutes.
STEP : 5
Wash and peel off the onion and garlic cloves and set aside the green chili. They will be used to forma a fine paste to cook the chicken.
STEP : 6
Put all the ingredients from the above step into a mixture grinder and grind them into a semi smooth paste.
STEP : 7
Heat ghee in a kadai and add the onion, garlic and chili paste and then fry it well till the onion turns pinkish in nature.
STEP : 8
Add the chicken pieces to the kadai and cook them well till the masala is dried and blends well with the chicken.
STEP : 9
Once the chicken has been cooked remove it from the kadai and keep it in a bowl so that it can be used in layering with the rice.
STEP : 10
Take 2 potatoes, peel and wash them and cut it into 2 halves. Add some salt and black pepper and tandoori chicken masala.
STEP : 11
Heat ghee in a pan and then fry the marinated potatoes on all sides till they become golden brown. Also cook the potato in simmer till it is boiled.
STEP : 12
After the potato is boiled then drain the excess ghee and set it aside in a plate so that it can be used with the layered rice.
STEP : 13
Cook the basmati rice with 3 cups of water and then set it aside after cooking to drain any excess water if present.
STEP : 14
Heat the cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, black pepper and cinnamon in the ghee in a kadai till they start emitting the aroma.
STEP : 15
Add a little amount of rice and 2 chicken pieces and then sprinkle some salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes in simmer.
STEP : 16
Next cover the chicken pieces with little rice and repeat the process above with remaining 2 chicken pieces and the rest of the rice. Add the boiled potato and the boiled egg and cook in simmer.
STEP : 17
Heat ghee in a pan and crispy fry some long sliced onion till they turn golden brown in color and then remove it from the flames.
STEP : 18
Mix the fried onion with the chicken and rice mixture and let it blend. It is then ready to be served as a meal.