Biryani is truly a world-renowned dish! But the Nawab of all the Biryanis is the Chicken Biryani.
- Prep Time30 min
- Cook Time10 min
- Total Time40 min
- 200gm Marinated or Fried Chicken
- 1 pack Chef Serves Biryani Gravy
- Semi-Boiled/ Boiled Rice
Once the chicken is cooked, empty the packet of Chef Serves Biryani Gravy over the pot with the chicken.
Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.
Mix the prepared gravy with cooked rice.
Serve with raita and mint chutney.
For Dum Biryani, take half-cooked rice and spread a layer of gravy with vegetable or meat over the rice and seal the pot with atta dough. Cook it for 15 minutes on simmer heat.
The aroma of Basmati rice, steamed with authentic Indian spices and chunky pieces of Ghosht, Murgh, Fish or Soya is the king of the culinary world.
Biryani was initially introduced by the Hyderabadi Nizams. Its taste was said to be so heavenly that it was presented to the soldiers. The soldiers who would fight, win and were lucky enough to witness another sunset.
Each city has its way of making its Biryani. Mostly every city’s biryani has the same two methods of cooking, the Pukka style and the Kutchi style. In the Pukka method, the layers of meat and rice are cooked together. Whereas in the Kutchi style, they are cooked separately and then mixed together later.
Whatever the method may be used to cook this dish, it does an excellent job in satisfying the diners.
The question is still debated many times as to which city plays host to the most luxurious Biryani.
Hyderabad: The energetic city, also known as the land of pearls, Hyderabad, is home to the Iconic Charminar and the heart burning Gongura chutney. This city is also credited with one of the greatest inventions in the world of culinary sciences. This one invention has brought a smile at every diner’s face and will continue to do so for generations to come. That invention is of the scrumptious Chicken Biryani.
Lucknow: The city which was once the proud capital of Awadh, then one of the Delhi Sultanate, later the British Empire and now the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city which is known for its wonders in fabrics, poetry, the Nawabi lifestyle and the all-time favourite, Lucknowi Dum Biryani.
Kolkata: Kolkata is a city which can truly go by the saying Unity in diversity. One can find just any kind of food, person, culture, language or art here. Wallowing in the happiness that the city provides, one is tempted to try the local cuisine, in this case, the Kolkata Biryani.
Cooking a Kutchi Dum Biryani can easily take up to 4 hours of your time. Thankfully, you can cook Dum Biryani with Chef Serves Biryani Gravy in under 20 minutes.
All you need is rice (half-cooked for Dum Biryani), your preferred 200gm vegetable or meat (cooked) and Chef Serves Biryani Gravy.