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Bamboo Chicken Biryani Recipe

Bamboo Chicken Biryani Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Andhra, Hyderabadi, South Indian, Telangana
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Author Bindu

Ingredients

For marinating Chicken

  • 300 grams chicken
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1- inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 1/8 piece nutmeg
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 kapok bud
  • 1 flower mace
  • Salt as required
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp biryani masala
  • 1 ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ lemon
  • ¼ cup fried onions
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves
  • 4 to 5 tbsp oil

For Marinating Rice

  • 1 ½ cup basmati rice(1 cup-=250ml)
  • 2 to 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1 kapok bud
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • ½ mace
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/8 piece nutmeg
  • Salt as required
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp biryani masala
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 onion
  • 3 green chilies
  • ¼ cup mint leaves

For Assembling

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • Aluminium foil to cover
  • 2 to 3 bamboos green

Instructions

Marinating the Chicken

  1. Take chicken into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add whole garam masala spices, salt as required, turmeric powder, red chili powder, biryani masala, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, fried onions, half a lemon, yogurt, mint leaves, coriander leaves, oil and mix well.
  3. Leave the marinade for an hour.

Marinating the Rice

  1. Take raw basmati rice into a mixing bowl.

  2. Add oil, salt, whole garam masala spices, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, biryani masala, onions, green chilies, mint leaves and mix well.
  3. Keep it aside for an hour.

Assembling

  1. Clean the bamboo until you find no dust inside.
  2. Grease the inner part with oil.
  3. Put 2 spoonfuls of chicken marinade first and then 4 to 5 spoons of rice.repeat the process again.
  4. Add 1 ¼ cups of water.
  5. Water runs down to the bottom through the gaps.
  6. Cover the bamboo with an aluminium foil.

Making Bamboo Biryani

  1. Set fire and put the bamboos on it.
  2. Leave for 30 to 35 minutes turning in between.
  3. Later remove it from the fire and leave for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Serve hot on a banana leaf.