Chana Biryani

By shiza    

October 5, 2017


1-In pot,add oil,onion and fry until golden brown,save half for later use.

2-Add ginger garlic paste,cumin seeds,cloves,black cardamom,cinnamon stick and green cardamom,mix well.

3-Add tomatoes,red chili powder,turmeric powder,nutmeg & mace powder,salt,star anise,dried plums, yogurt and mix well.

4-Add chickpeas,mint leaves and mix well,add green chilies,cover and put it on simmer for 2-3 minutes.

5-Add water and mix well.

6-Add yogurt,rice boiled,fried onion,dissolve yellow food color in water and add it.

7-Add kewra essence,cover and steam cook for 8-10 minutes.

8-Chana biryani is ready.


-Oil as required

-Pyaz (Onion) Sliced 3 Large

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

-Laung (Cloves) 3-4

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1

-Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1

-Hari elaichi (Cardamom) 3-4

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) Chopped 2

-Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder 2 tsp

-Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp

-Jaifil & javatri powder (Nutmeg & mace powder) ½ tsp

-Salt (Namak) 1 tsp or to taste

-Badiyan phool (Star anise) 3-4

-Aloo bukhara (Dried plums) 5-6

-Dahi (Yogurt) ½ Cup

-Chanay (Chickpeas) boiled 1 & ½ Cup

-Podina (Mint leaves) ½ bunch

-Hari mirch (Green chilies) 1-2

-Pani (Water) 2 tbs or as required

-Dahi (Yogurt) ½ Cup

-Chawal (Rice) ½ kg (soaked 1 hour & boiled with whole spices & salt)

-Yellow food color ¼ tsp + Pani (Water) as required

-Kewra essence ½ tsp


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