For biriyani masala...
Chicken - 1 cut into large pieces
Onion - 4 to 5 medium sliced thinely
Garlic pods - 5 big
Ginger - 2 inch thick
Green chilly - 5 or accordingly
Mint leaves - 3 cut the stem
Coriander leaves - 6
Tomato - 1 big or 2 medium
Cardamom,cloves and cinnamon stick - 3 each
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Corriander powder - 2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp to sprinkle
Curd - 2 tbsp
Salt - as needed
Oil - 2 tbsp
For rice ;
Basmati rice or kaima rice - 3 cups
Water - half way utensil used
Carrot - 1 chopped (optional)
Lemon -1 piece
Cardamom,cloves,cinnamon - 4 each
Salt- as needed
For garnishing ;
Ghee - 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp to pour over rice
Onion - 1 sliced thinely
Cashew nuts - 10 -15
Raisins - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves - a few
Corriander leaves - a few
1.Cut the chicken into large pieces,clean and wash well.keep aside to drain.
2.Cut and slice the onion finely.Heat oil in medium flame and add onion to it and saute till translucent.Add cinnamon stick,cardamom and cloves to it.
1.In the same vessel (used for making rice)layer the bottom with some rice.
1.In a small pan, add ghee ,and add chopped onion and curry leaves,saute till brown and remove to a plate.
3.Garnish with fried onions,cashew,raisin and chopped corriander leaves.Mix the biriyani all over and serve...