How to make Chicken Biryani With Brown Rice -

Chicken biryani made with brown rice tastes just as good.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Brown Basmati Rice (ब्राउन बास्मती चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Chicken Biryani With Brown Rice

Chicken Biryani With Brown Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Biryani With Brown Rice Recipe

  • Chicken 1 1/2 inch pieces on the bone 800 grams

  • Brown Basmati Rice

  • Brown rice Soaked in water for 3-4 hours 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Cinnamon 2 one inch

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Green cardamom 3-4

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic cloves 5-6

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Green chutney 3/4 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspo

  • Saffron (kesar) 5-6

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Fried onions 1 cup

  • Desi ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Rose petals a few

  • Rose water a few drops

  • Kewra water a few drops

  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish a few sprigs

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) dough as required


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a deep non stick pan, add rice, salt, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms and cook.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in another non stick pan, add chicken, turmeric powder and salt and sauté. Grind ginger, garlic and onion and add to the chicken and mix. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add green chutney, adjust salt and mix well. Add yogurt and mix. Add garam masala powder and mix again. Take saffron and milk in a small bowl and heat in a microwave oven for ½ minute. Add fried onions to chicken and mix and cook till slightly dry.

Step 4

When the rice is almost done strain it into a bowl. Add desi ghee and mix and spread the rice over the chicken. Sprinkle rose petals, saffron milk, rose water, kewra jal, garam masala powder, a few fresh torn mint leaves.

Step 5

Cover the pan and seal with dough. Cook under dum for 10-12 minutes on low heat. You can even keep the pan over a hot tawa and cook till done.

Step 6

Serve hot garnished with fresh mint sprig.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.