Awadhi chicken biryani recipe | Lucknowi chicken biryani recipe
Awadhi chicken biryani recipe | Lucknowi chicken biryani recipe
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Dum Pukht awadhi chicken biryani is popular in Lucknow and other norther parts of India. Mild, flavorful and aromatic biryani rice dum cooked with chicken.

    Ingredients

    • ½ kg or 500 grams basmati rice (2 ½ cups)
    • 1 large onion thinly sliced about 1 heaped cup (or handful of fried onions)
    • ¼ cup ghee
    • 4 cloves
    • 1 small bay leaf / tej patta
    • 4 green cardamoms/ elaichi
    • 1 to 2 cinnamon sticks / dalchini
    • ½ shahi jeera / caraway seeds
    • ½ tsp kewra water
    • 2 drops of meeta attar (optional) (prefer organic)
    • 3 to 4 green chilies
    • Pinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp water
    • 4 tbsp cream
    • 1 ½ cup mint or pudina chopped (not used in authentic awadhi biryani, but some places they are used)
    • 1 kg chicken or lamb meat (bone-in)
    • 1 ½ gram of cinnamon / dalchini
    • 6 green cardamoms / elaichi
    • ½ tsp cloves / lavang
    • 2 bay leaves / tej patta
    • ¾ tsp salt or as needed
    • ½ tsp cardamom powder / eliachi powder
    • 150 grams or ¾ cup curd / yogurt (semi thick) (do not use sour)
    • 1 ½ tbsp ginger garlic paste or ginger juliennes
    • ½ tsp Yellow chili powder ( Substitute with Red chilli powder)
    • generous pinch of mace powder or substitute with 2 to 3 strands of mace / javitri
    • 1 tsp rose water
    • ½ tsp shahi jeera
    • 1 to 2 bay leaf (optional)
    • 2 to 4 green cardamoms/ elaichi (optional)
    • Cinnamon stick (optional)
    • 1 tsp oil
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
    • 1 tsp salt or as needed

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1025 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 82.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 187 mg 62.22%
    • Sodium: 1281 mg 53.38%
    • Calcium: 119 mg 11.86%
    • Potassium: 477 mg 13.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 100 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.05%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 62 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 14.98%
    • Vitamin C 16.57%
    • Vitamin D 4.29%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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