Among indians briyani is thought to be God's perfect food by people of all ages and places. As far as the cooking of the briyani goes, people consider it tricky as it tends to get soggy easily and last minute alterations or taste enhancements is almost impossible without spoiling the texture of the briyani rice.
My advice would be, it takes lot of trial and error. And finally when you strike the balance between the ingredients and prepare a perfect briyani it feels so heavenly. Here is my recipe.
You will need
2lb/1kg of chicken
2 cups of basmati rice
3-4 sprigs mint
1 sprig curry leaves
There are two things to do before you start preparing the briyani.
1) Heat a pan of oil in medium flame and add cardamom, clove, cinnamon, star aniseed and marudhani mokku.
|Right Amount of water before closing the lid|
Let the cooker cool down and then yummy tasty briyani is ready to share.
Notes and tips for beginners: