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Kolkata Chicken Biryani With Crown Opal Basmati Rice

Start your day off right with these hearty and healthy breakfast recipe

Total Time: 30 Min Yield: 4 Bowl


For garam masala

  • 500 gm Crown Amber basmati rice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 8-10 cloves
  • 2-3 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2-3 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp pepper corns
  • 2 star anise
  • 2-3 mace
  • 2-3 brown cardamom
  • 3-4 green cardamom

For mutton marination

  • 1/2 kg mutton
  • 2-3 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Cashew nut paste
  • Pinch of garam masala
  • 4-5 tsp. curd

For cooking

  • 2-3 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp ghee
  • 2-3 tsp oil
  • 2-3 cups milk
  • Saffron


How to Make It:

For garam masala

  • Dry roast all the spices.
  • Once they are roasted, transfer them to a masala grinder and grind them finely.

For mutton marination

  • To half kg mutton, add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric and chilli powder.
  • Then add cashew nut paste, garam masala, curd and whisk it.
  • Cover it with the lid and put it in the refrigerator for an hour.

Step 1:

Let the meat come to room temperature. Season the meat with salt. 01

Step 2:

Grease the handi with some ghee and oil. Transfer the marinated meat from the bowl to the handi. 02

Step 3:

Now stir and cook the meat for a few minutes. 03

Step 4:

Cover with the lid and simmer it for another half an hour. 04

Step 5:

Now layer the mutton with cooked rice and pour a little saffron induced milk over it. 05

Step 6:

Add a little salt, garam masala, roasted onions and ghee over it. 06

Step 7:

Cover the handi with the lid and weight it down with something heavy. Keep the flame low. 07

Step 8:

Cook for about half an hour. Serve it hot. 08


Add some kewra jal or gulab jal to biryani for an romatic essence. 09