Sindhi Biryani

Fragrant basmati rice cooked with chicken and spices. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Sindhi Biryani
Main Ingredients Basmati Rice, Chicken On Bone
Cuisine Sindhi
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Sindhi Biryani

  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati Rice soaked
  • 500 grams Chicken On Bone cut into small pieces on the bone
  • 1/4 cup Chicken kheema
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 6 Cloves
  • 3 medium Onions sliced
  • 1 large Potato cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 4 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 8-10 strands Saffron (kesar) mixed in 2 tablespoons milk


  1. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, garlic paste and ginger paste to the chicken and mix. Add yogurt and mustard oil and mix and leave to marinate.
  2. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves and onions and sauté. Add chicken kheema and stir and continue to sauté. Break the kheema lumps with the ladle as you sauté.
  3. Add potato and sauté on high heat for a couple of minutes. Add salt, green chillies and chicken and stir well. Add mint leaves and rice and stir to mix well.
  4. Add three cups of water and mix. When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat and add saffron milk. Cover and cook till both the rice and chicken are cooked.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2904
Carbohydrates 304.7
Protein 179.9
Fat 107.5
Other Fiber Zinc- 2.2mg