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My First Chicken Biriyani

 
SEP 03 @ 03:57

by SonomaEddie

Got this recipe from Suvir Saran's first book, Indian Home Cooking.  Different from a lot of recipes I've seen around but I really liked it.  Made a raita of yogurt, tomatoes, red onion, chilies and mint.
Also, in this and some other recipes, he uses whole spices the texture of which I have come to like.
You get a nice crunch but not a big burst of flavor as most of it has cooked out.

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SEP 04 @ 08:19

by mummza

How did you cook it Eddie ?

 
SEP 04 @ 15:24

by SonomaEddie

I minced onions , garlic and ginger in the food processor, fried some whole spices and then added the onion mixture and fried it all until brown, added ground corriander and cooked about a minute or so. Then added yogurt a little at a time until evaporated.  Added chicken and cooked until just opaque and then added water and covered for 5 min.  Then added garum masala and cooked a few minutes and finally added cream.  Then did alternate layers of basmati rice and baked it in the oven.

 
SEP 05 @ 00:16

by JoyYamDaisy

How yummy it looks.
(At first I thought the raita had a cherry on top, but now I am thinking tomato or a very impressive piece of chili!)
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OCT 30 @ 23:32

by Spirit of Jazz

You want to be the best Eddie, want to be the best chef in the world?
IĎve seen them all.  Gordon Ramsay, Rene Redzepi, Heston Blumenthal, Iíve seen them all.
Jamie Oliver, you want to be like him? Iíve seen him with my own two eyes, manís a genius! Cooked like that pan was on fire.
I can make that happen, Eddie! Just sign here.

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