Nizami Biryani Recipe | Shireen Anwar

Preparation time
45 mins

Cook Time
60 mins



  • Chicken (12 pieces) 1 kg
  • Brown Onions 1 cup
  • Whole Spices (mixed) 1 tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic 2 tbsp
  • Red Chili Powder 2 tsp
  • Turmeric half tsp
  • Yogurt 1 ½ cup
  • Allspice 1 tsp
  • Cream ½ cup
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Saffron ¼ tsp
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Oil ¾ cup
  Mix Together:
  • Tomatoes (chopped) 3
  • Coriander Leaves handful
  • Mint Leaves 10- 15
  • Green Chilies (chopped) 6
  Ingredients for Rice:
  • Basmati Rice 750 grams
  • Whole Spices 1 tbsp
  • Black Cumin Seeds ½ tsp
  • Salt 2 tbsp
  • Brown Onions ½ cup


  1. Boil chicken in 1 cup of water and 1 tsp salt till tender.
  2. Heat oil adds whole spices brown onion, with ginger garlic paste.
  3. Chili powder and turmeric, cook for 5 min, Add boil chicken, then add yoghurt, fry till oil comes on top, add whole spices, malai, and saffron tomato mixture, milk, cook for 5 min and remove from fire.
  4. Wash and soak rice then boil with salt, black cumin, when water boils add rice when rice ¾ done drain it.
  5. Spread rice into greased pan sprinkle quarter cup brown onion then meat mixture, again quarter cup brown onion, then rice again brown onion, sprinkle kewra water keep it on dum for 20 min serve with katchumber.

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