Saturday, February 23, 2008

Malay Chicken Briyani

1 cup basmati rice (rinsed)
1 3/4 cup water
Salt, sugar and pepper

2 tablespoon ghee oil (or vegetable oil)
half onion & 2" ginger (finely chopped)
4 spices - 3 cardamom seed, 1" cinnamon stick, 2 star anise seed, 3-4 cloves (rinsed)
4-5 small pcs chicken
2 tablespoon shan's briyani mix
1 tablespoon adabi's briyani mix (optional)

Marinate the chicken with the briyani mixes for at least half an hour.

Heat up the ghee oil in a pot and add the 4-spices until aromatic.

Add in the chopped onion & garlic and the chicken. Keep stirring for about 3-4min.

Add the rice and water and salt, sugar, pepper. Stir and let it boil. Cover and simmer for 25min.
Served hot, garnish with chooped scallion and fried shallot/onion.


PEARLY said...

I was looking for recipe for chicken briyani . thank god I pop over to cath blog and find you lovely dish thanks

Farina said...

thanks pearly. sorry for the late reply. somehow i didn get the notification. lol. hope the recipe is easy and good enuf for u.