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Delicious Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe

Delicious Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe

Delicious Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 55 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 4
Calories 2820.23 kcal


  • 500 Gram Chicken legs

For the marinade:

  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt

For the rice:

  • A Pinch of Saffron
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 cups Water
  • 5 Cardamoms
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Mace
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 5 Black Peppercorn
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Rice (Long Grain, Washed Basmati rice)

For the finishing:

  • 1 tbsp. Ghee
  • 1 tbsp. Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • 2 tbsp. Fried Onion
  • 3 Almonds, Chopped


  • First mix the saffron in half a cup of milk and keep aside.
  • Now in a bowl, add all the marination ingredients and coat the chicken pieces well with it. Let it marinate for about 4 hours.
  • Now to prepare the rice, put all the ingredients given except saffron and milk, in warm water along with washed rice.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat some ghee in a pan and add all the marinated chicken followed by cooked rice in it. Top with saffron milk, coriander leaves, fried onion and chopped almonds. Mix well.
  • Let it cook on a low heat (on dum, in it's own heat) covered with foil for about 20-30 minutes (till the water evaporates and chicken and rice are fully cooked).
  • Open the dum when cooked, mix the rice well. You can drizzle with some rose water and serve hot.

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