Butter Chicken Biryani

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About Butter Chicken Biryani

This is a fusion recipe. I love biryanis so amalgamating a biryani with a delicious butter chicken to give something even more yummy.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Served AsLunch
Recipe TasteSaltySavoury
Calories - 531 kcal
Servings - 2


  • 500 gm Boneless chicken
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 2 tbsp cashews paste
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • Coriander
  • 2 Onion chopped
  • 2 Onions sliced, fried, fried
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1.5 cups Basmati rice
  • Salt
  • Refined oil as required
  • Desi Ghee or butter


  • Marinate the chicken with curd, salt, coriander powder, chilly powder, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, kaju paste and little oil.
  • Heat a kadhai, add refined oil + little butter. Put the whole garam masalas, Tej patta followed by the chopped onion.
  • Once golden brown, add the marinated chicken, and cook on a low flame. Add the tomato puree.
  • Add Kasuri methi, coriander leaves and add little water to the chicken. Cook till almost done. Keep aside.
  • Wash the Basmati rice and cook till half done (add salt and few drops of oil to the water in the utensil). Drain the rice.
  • Now layer the biryani pot with a thin layer of rice, then all the cooked chicken and layer the rest of the rice on it. Sprinkle the fries onion slices, pour little ghee and cover the biryani pot. Cook on a low flame for 25 minutes. Serve.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 531kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 1661mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 5mg

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee


4.29 from 7 votes

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