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With Nimkish Ready to Cook Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani Spice Mix it is easy to cook Indian dishes, creating a perfectly spiced biryani in a matter of minutes. For a traditional biryani that is delicious every time, simply add fresh ingredients to the mix.

Enjoy the world famous Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani right at home. A delicious combination of fine long grain rice, spices, and marinated chicken pieces.
Serves 5.

Nimkish Spice Mixes are free from MSG, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.


Contains: Cashew

Instructions For Use

1. To 400g chicken pieces, rub 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste (optional), 200g yogurt, 1 lemon juice, 100g tomatoes, 4 tbsp oil and 40g Nimkish Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani Masala. Mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.2. Wash and soak 250g Basmati rice in 400ml water for 30 minutes. Put the contents in a pan with 4 tbsp oil and boil until 70% cooked and water is absorbed.3. Sauté chicken in a deep pan on medium heat until oil separates. Add 100ml water and boil once. In a heavy bottom pan, spread half the chicken then layer it with rice – again chicken and then rice on top.4. Add few strands of saffron to 200ml hot milk and steep for 30 minutes till colour draws out. Pour this saffron milk over the rice evenly. Sprinkle with fried onions and garnish with coriander and dry fruits of choice.5. Place the heavy bottom pan over tawa (flat pan) and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes. Turn off the heat and let it sit for 10 minutes. Garnish with boiled egg and serve with raita.

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