Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Watermelon Chicken Biryani

3 parts - 1. Watermelon extract - to take the white part of the fruit, and extract juice - 3.1/2 glasses 2. Biryani Masala - Onion, ginger garlic paste,tomato, jeera, biryani powder (1 spoon), chilli, coriander powder, green chilli, salt (grind in mixi and form paste) 3. Chicken marination - clean chicken with salt & turmeric , hot water, then cut into small pieces, marinate with curd, chilli chicken masala, green chilli, ginger garlic paste, salt for 20 mins. Steps - 1. Heat oil, add cumin seeds, then fry onions till golden brown. 2. Add the masala paste and add 1/2 glass watermelon extract and cook. 3. Once it brings to boils, turn on simmer, add marinated chicken and add 1 cup of watermelon extract and cook well. 4. Leave this for 4 mins in simmer, then add basmati rice and remaining 2 cups of watermelon extract. 5. After 2 to 3 whistles, turn off the cooker, let it settle down 6. FRy cashews, alomnds with ghee and add to the hot biryani and serve like this :-) Same process can be used for veg / mushroom biryani also.