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Thai Biryani

This is a chicken biryani with Thai touch - cooked with Thai red curry paste.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings :

Thai Biryani

Main Ingredients

Cooked basmati rice , Thai red curry paste





Level Of Cooking


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  • Cooked basmati rice
    3 cups
  • Thai red curry paste
    5 tablespoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves
    1/4 bunch
  • Ginger chopped
    1 tablespoon
  • Garlic chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Onion chopped
    1 small
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Coriander powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Cumin powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli sauce
    2 tablespoons
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Fish sauce
    3 tablespoons
  • Chicken thigh cut into pieces
    400 grams
  • Oil
  • Red chillies chopped
  • Cucumber peeled
    1 medium
  • Fresh mint (pudina)
    for garnish


Step 1

Blend coriander leaves, ginger, garlic, onion, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli sauce and 2 tbsps red curry paste to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Add lemon juice and 2 tsps fish sauce and blend again. Transfer into a bowl, add chicken and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add chicken along with the marinade and fresh red chillies. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.Dice cucumber.

Step 4

Mix remaining red curry paste, ½ cup water and remaining fish sauce in another bowl.

Step 5

Add cucumber to chicken and mix well. Spread rice over the chicken and pour red curry paste mixture on it.

Step 6

Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or till chicken is done. Switch off heat and let it stand for 7 minutes.

Step 7

Garnish with mint sprig and serve hot.

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