Spicy Chicken Kofta Biryani

Chicken Kofta Biryani a lovely combination of mince meat and spices with fragrant basmati rice.

Ingredients For Biryani:
2 Cups Basmati Rice
1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Chilly Powder
2 Green Chilies
Fist Full Mint and Coriander (finely chopped)
1 Tbsp Dry Roasted Spice Powder
1 Tomato
2 Large Onion(roughly chopped)
Whole Spices 2 cloves, 1 Bayleaf, 2 Pods Cardamom, 1 Inch Stick Cinnamon, 1 Black Cardamom, 2 Strands Mace(javitri)
1 1/2 Cups Milk
1 1/2 Cups Water
Oil for Frying
Salt as per taste

Ingredients For Chicken Marination:
1/2 Kilo Chicken (I've used 1/2 the amount of breast meat 1/2 the amount of boneless thigh meat)
1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
2 Tbsp Crushed Pepper Corns
Fist Full Mint and Coriander
4 to 5 Green Chilies
Salt as per taste

Ingredients For Dry Roasted Masala:
1 Tsp Fennel Seeds
1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
8 Pepper Corns
2 Sticks Cinnamon
1 Star Anise
6 Cloves
2 Strands Maze(Javitri)
2 Pods Cardamom

Lime Juice Mint and Coriander for Garnish.
Recipe Video

Prep Up:
  • On a medium flame place a heavy bottom pan dry roast all the spices given in the ingredients it will take few seconds to splutter remove on a plate allow to cool and grind in a mixerjar till coarse powder.
  • In a mixer jar add the chilies mint and coriander grind to a coarse paste reserve in a bowl.
  • Wash the chicken pat dry cut into bite size chunks add to the mixer grinder pulse twice or thrice then grind in one setting till well ground.
  • Add the chilly mint and coriander paste to the mice chicken along with ginger and garlic paste pepper powder and salt mix till well combined cover and allow to marinate for minimum 2 hours.
  • Wash the basmati rice thrice before cooking reserve.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying on medium flame.
  • Form meat balls and start frying till light and golden in color drain oil and reserve.
  • In a pressure add oil place heat on medium flame add whole spices to the oil allow to splutter a bit.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste fry a bit add chopped onions chillies mint and coriander fry a bit add tomato fry a bit add tumeric and chilly powder fry till well combined.
  • Add the fried meat balls to the onion mixture and fry a bit.
  • Add the rice to the meat mixture salt as per taste add the dry roasted masala powder fry till combined.
  • Add 1 1/2 Cups Milk 1 1/2 Cups Water stir well.
  • Cover and place whistle for 3 whistles till well done.
  • Remove from flame allow the steam to evaporate a bit add mint and coriander along with lime juice mix well serve hot...Enjoy...:) 



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