Duck Briyani

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Experience the richness of Indian cuisine with our Duck Biryani Recipe! Indulge in fragrant rice layered with succulent, marinated duck cooked to perfection.
This recipe unlocks the secrets of a classic biryani, perfect for special occasions or a delightful weekend meal. Explore the enticing blend of spices and discover tips for achieving fluffy rice and flavorful duck. Embark on a culinary adventure and try our Duck Biryani recipe today!
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Biryani, Chettinad, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty
Calories 592 kcal
Servings 4


  • ½ kg Duck meat
  • 2 Onion medium sized
  • 1 Tomato medium sized
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon 2 inch stick
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 ½ tsp Chili powder
  • 2 ½ tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 cup Rice Basmathi rice
  • 1/2 cup Coriander
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Clean and chop the duck meat as you desire.
  • Wash and clean the rice. Keep it aside.
  • Marinate the duck pieces with turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt for abt half an hour.
  • Finely chop the onions, tomatoes, mint and coriander leaves.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker; add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and ginger-garlic paste. Cook till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add in the coriander and mint leaves; cook till they turn dark green in color.
  • Add in the onions and cook till they golden brown.
  • Add in the tomatoes and cook till they become mushy.
  • Add in the duck pieces and cook till they change to dark brown in color.
  • Pour in two cups of water and let it boil.
  • Cover and cook till 4 whistles. After the pressure is released open the lid and add in the rice followed by salt, give them a stir.
  • Cover and cook till 2 whistles. Serve hot with raita. I have accompanied this with Duck gravy and cucumber raita.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 592kcal | Carbohydrates: 121g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 610mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 858IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2mg

Madraasi Deepa
Madraasi Deepa

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