Biryani in the Electric Pressure Cooker

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Authorbaidoone
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Chicken Biryani is an ultimate one-pot chicken casserole. It is perfect for large gatherings or family feast. Making a chicken biryani in the electric pressure cooker not only saves lot of time but also biryani is evenly cooked.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

Chicken Ingredients:
 Chicken: 1 cut into pieces
 Salt: 1 teaspoon
 Yogurt: 2/3 cup
 Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
 Chopped Coriander: 2 tablespoons
 Chopped mint: 2 tablespoons
 Turmeric: 1/4 teaspoon
 Hot red pepper - 1/2 tablespoon
 Chopped garlic: 1/2 tablespoon
 Chopped ginger: 1/2 tablespoon
 Garam masala: 1 teaspoon
Biryani ingredients:
 Long grain basmati rice soaked 20 minutes: 1 1/2 cups
 Ghee: 1 1/2 tablespoons
 Finely chopped large onion: 1
 Bay leaf: 2
 Hot red pepper: 4
 Dried lemon: 1
 Star anise: 2
 Salt: 1 teaspoon
 Saffron: 1/2 teaspoon
 Cinnamon stick: 2
To decorate:
 Fried cashews: to taste

1

In a bowl, put salt, yogurt, lemon juice, coriander, mint, hot red pepper, garlic, ginger and garam masala. Mix until homogeneous.

2

Add the chicken pieces and stir with the seasoning. Cover the bowl with cling film and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

3

Turn on the electric pressure cooker. Add two tablespoons of ghee, then add onions and stir until soft.

4

Add the hot pepper, bay leaf, chicken pieces, star anise, dried lemon, salt, saffron, cinnamon and a little water. Stir the ingredients until the chicken changes color. Cover the pot and mark 4 minutes on the electric pressure cooker display. Cook the chicken for 4 minutes, then turn on the valve to get rid of all the steam.

5

Drain the rice from the water and add it to the chicken. Add 1 1/2 cup of water. Cover the pot and mark 6 minutes on the electric pressure cooker display. Cook the mixture for 6 minutes, then open the valve to get rid of all the steam.

6

Place the biryani on a serving dish, garnish with cashews, and serve.

Ingredients

Chicken Ingredients:
 Chicken: 1 cut into pieces
 Salt: 1 teaspoon
 Yogurt: 2/3 cup
 Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
 Chopped Coriander: 2 tablespoons
 Chopped mint: 2 tablespoons
 Turmeric: 1/4 teaspoon
 Hot red pepper - 1/2 tablespoon
 Chopped garlic: 1/2 tablespoon
 Chopped ginger: 1/2 tablespoon
 Garam masala: 1 teaspoon
Biryani ingredients:
 Long grain basmati rice soaked 20 minutes: 1 1/2 cups
 Ghee: 1 1/2 tablespoons
 Finely chopped large onion: 1
 Bay leaf: 2
 Hot red pepper: 4
 Dried lemon: 1
 Star anise: 2
 Salt: 1 teaspoon
 Saffron: 1/2 teaspoon
 Cinnamon stick: 2
To decorate:
 Fried cashews: to taste

Directions

1

In a bowl, put salt, yogurt, lemon juice, coriander, mint, hot red pepper, garlic, ginger and garam masala. Mix until homogeneous.

2

Add the chicken pieces and stir with the seasoning. Cover the bowl with cling film and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

3

Turn on the electric pressure cooker. Add two tablespoons of ghee, then add onions and stir until soft.

4

Add the hot pepper, bay leaf, chicken pieces, star anise, dried lemon, salt, saffron, cinnamon and a little water. Stir the ingredients until the chicken changes color. Cover the pot and mark 4 minutes on the electric pressure cooker display. Cook the chicken for 4 minutes, then turn on the valve to get rid of all the steam.

5

Drain the rice from the water and add it to the chicken. Add 1 1/2 cup of water. Cover the pot and mark 6 minutes on the electric pressure cooker display. Cook the mixture for 6 minutes, then open the valve to get rid of all the steam.

6

Place the biryani on a serving dish, garnish with cashews, and serve.

Biryani in the Electric Pressure Cooker

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