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Thalassery chicken biryani recipe | Malabar chicken biriyani | Kerala biriyani
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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    Thalassery biriyani is one of the popular dishes from kerala cuisine. It can be made using mutton or chicken. This recipe card shares ingredients & instructions to make thalassery chicken biryani.

    Ingredients

    • 1 small star anise
    • 4 green cardamoms/ elaichi
    • 4 cloves / laung
    • 2 – one inch thin cinnamon sticks / dalchini
    • 2 strands of mace / javithri
    • ¼ tsp grated numeg/ jaiphal
    • ½ tsp shahi jeera
    • 1 tsp fennel seeds /saunf/ sombu
    • 1 red chili
    • ½ tsp pepper corn
    • 3 to 4 tbsps of ghee / oil
    • Handful of cashews (about ¼ cup split & cleaned)
    • 2 tbsps raisins (use sweet raisins)
    • ½ to ¾ cup thinly sliced onions for making fried onions
    • ½ cup (heaped) sliced onions for gravy
    • 2 tbsps ginger garlic chili paste (1 tbsp ginger paste, 1 tbsp garlic paste, 2 to 3 green chilies)
    • ½ kg chicken – cleaned & cut
    • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
    • ½ cup chopped & deseeded ripe tomatoes
    • Salt as needed
    • 2 tbsps curd/ yogurt/ dahi
    • ¼ cup chopped mint/ pudina
    • ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves
    • 2 cups Jeerakasala/ kaima rice (or basmati)
    • 1 to 2 tbsp ghee (use more if desired)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 star anise / biryani flower
    • 4 green cardamoms / elaichi
    • 4 to 5 cloves / laung
    • 1 – one inch thin cinnamon stick
    • ¼ to ½ tsp fennel seeds/ saunf/ sombu
    • 3 ½ cups Hot water
    • ¼ to ½ tsp kerala garam masala
    • Handful of chopped pudina & coriander leaves
    • 1 tbsp ghee
    • ½ tsp of edible rose water (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1259 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 52 g 79.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 26 g 129%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 234 mg 77.85%
    • Sodium: 1026 mg 42.74%
    • Calcium: 117 mg 11.66%
    • Potassium: 773 mg 22.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 126 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.17%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 64 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 34.83%
    • Vitamin C 21.76%
    • Vitamin D 2.92%
    • * 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 - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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