Mar 31, 2012


Majboos -An amazing  Arabic Biriyani with whole fried  Chicken ,special Arab spices[majboos spice powder] &dried lemons . .This is very famous Rice Dish in Arab country .Coming to the recipe.My recipe is not traditional one it has been amended as per the taste of my family. 


3 cups- basmati rice (long grain rice)
1 kg    -chiken
[marinated with salt, chilli powder,pepper powder,lemon juice ,garam masala powder,jeera powder]
3 onions-sliced thinly
Ginger garlic paste-2tbs
Green-chilli paste of 4
Tomato- 4 -5
Coriander powder-1tsp
garam masala powder-1/2tsp
Jeera powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper powder-1/2tsp
Hot water -6cup
Juice of 1-lemon or 2-dried lemon
Fry the marinated chicken.
Heat a large vessel with oil&ghee,[oil 3tbs &ghee 3tbs] add some whole jeera,then onion,along with salt until the onions become soft and translucent.add ginger, garlic, chillies paste fry for3-4minutes,add tomatoes,Reduce the heat to medium and cover and cook till the tomatoes becomes soft and gravy,at ths stage you can add all dry powders and fry for some time add 1/2 cup of coriander leaves then pour  hot water. When it begins to boil add lemon juice &salt to taste ,add washed and drained rice ,
Set the rice up to boil.when water comes to the same level of rice, reduce the heat add fried chicken , cover Cook till almost done,,

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