Donne Biryani | Bengaluru Donne Biryani | Hot & Spicy Chicken Donne Biryani At Home
1.2 kg of chicken
4 cups Jeera Rice / Seeragam Rice / Basmati Rice
1/4 cup oil
3 bay leaves
3-4 green chillies
1 large onion
1/2 cup mint leaves
Salt to taste
2 tbsp lemon juice
4 cups of water
Wash, clean, cut the chicken and keep that aside.
Wash and soak the rice at least for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes. drain the water.
Ingredients for masala paste:
2 medium-size onions, chopped
10-12 green chillies
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 cup coriander leave
12-15 garlic cloves
2" inch ginger
1 tbsp fennel seeds
2 " inch cinnamon sticks
4 green cardamom
10 cashew nuts
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp black peppercorns
Mace, Stone Flower, Black Jeera (Optional)
Water as needed
Grind all the above ingredients to a fine paste (try to grind with little water).
In a thick bottom pot, heat the oil, add bay leaf, green chillies and sauté.
Then add onion and cook until translucent, now add mint leave and sauté.
Add tomato and cook until soft, add chicken, salt and mix.
Once the chicken starts to change the colour, add the masala paste.
Mix and cook for 2 minutes, add in the lemon juice and water.
Stir, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Now add soaked and drained rice, stir gently.
Cover and cook on high heat for 2 - 3 minutes or until the rice cooked 70%.
Flip the rice very gently and cove.
Cook the rice on very low heat for 15 - 20 minutes or until done.