Wondering what to make for dinner this week? How about a delicious and creamy butter chicken biryani made with the freshest ingredients. It’s a wonderful home cooked meal for the family.
Soak rice for 40-45 minutes and set aside
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a heavy bottomed pan over high heat. Add chicken
Cook until all the sides of the chicken pieces are well browned
Remove chicken from pan. Set aside
Heat 1 tbsp oil and butter in the another pan over medium- high heat.
Add cinnamon stick and sauté for a few seconds
Add onions to sauté, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes
Add the spices and ginger and garlic. Sauté for 1 minute until aromatic
Then add tomato and let it simmer for 20 min with addition of the cream
Pour the mixture into the blender and blend for a couple minutes
Remove contents of blender back into the pan and let simmer 3-4 minutes
Add the chicken back to the pan and cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until chicken pieces are cooked through
In another pot, cook the rice and remove it from the pot.
Add 1 tsp of oil and layer the rice and butter chicken
Make sure the chicken pieces are in just a single layer
Add saffron milk to the top and cook on low heat for 20-30 minutes
Garnish with fried onions, fried cashews, chopped mint, and coriander