മാഞ്ഞാലി സ്പെഷ്യൽ ചിക്കൻ ബിരിയാണി | Manjali Special Chicken Biriyani

Hands down my favorite Kerala style biriyani.

Link to recipe – https://www.yummyoyummy.com/2019/09/manjali-special-chicken-biriyani-the-best-kerala-style-chicken-biriyani-ever.html

Ingredients (Serves 8)

1. Chicken – 1.5 kg, cut into medium pieces

2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder (regular and kashmiri chilly powder) – 2 tbsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Salt – As required

3. Oil / ghee (vegetable oil or coconut oil) – Around 1/2 cup

Onion – 1 – 1.5 cup, thinly sliced

4. Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Green chilies – 2 – 3, slit

5. Onion – 1.5 large, thinly sliced (Around 3 cups)

6. Tomato – 1.5 small, thinly sliced

7. Ginger – 1 inch, crushed

Garlic paste – 1 tbsp + 1 tsp

8. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder (regular + kashmiri) – 1 tbsp

Coriander powder – 1 tbsp

9. Biriyani masala powder –1 tbsp (recipe below)

10. Cilantro – 1/4 cup, chopped

Ghee – 1 tsp

11. Salt – To taste

For the rice

10. Jeerakashala / kaima rice – 3.5 cups (Soak rice in enough water for 30 minutes and drain well)

11. Ghee – 3 tbsp

12. Whole spices – Bay leaf – 1, Cardamom – 6, cloves – 8, cinnamon stick – 3/4 inch, whole black pepper corns – 1/4 tsp

13. Onion – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced

Garlic paste – 1 tsp

14. Salt – To taste

15. Carrot – 1/4 cup, thinly sliced

Pineapple, thinly sliced – 1/4 cup

Ghee – 1 tsp

Rose water – Few drops or 1/2 tsp kewra water (For a nice aroma)

Cilantro – 2 tbsp, chopped

16. Hot water – 7 cups

To layer

17. Fried onion – 1/2 cup

Cashews – 1/4 cup fried in little ghee

Raisins – 1/4 cup fried in ghee

Cilantro – 1/2 cup, chopped

Mint leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped

Pineapple, thinly sliced – 1/2 cup

Biriyani masala powder – Few pinches

Ghee – 1 – 2 tsp

13. Hot water –1/4 cup (optional)

Saffron – 1 pinch (optional)

Rose water – Few drops (optional)

Add saffron and rose water to hot water and set aside for a few minutes.
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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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