Ambur chicken biryani Recipe

Ambur chicken biryani is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with chicken and a blend of spices. It is a popular biryani variation from the town of Ambur in Tamil Nadu, India. The chicken is marinated in a yogurt-based marinade and then cooked with fragrant spices and basmati rice. The biryani is cooked in the dum style, where the rice and chicken are layered and cooked together, allowing the flavors to meld. It is a perfect dish for special occasions or gatherings.

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Ingredients for Ambur chicken biryani Recipe

  • 125 gram Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Cardamom Pods
  • 1 Cloves
  • 1/2 Onions, Sliced
  • 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 cup Water
  • as required Whole Spices For Parboiling Rice

Directions: Ambur Chicken Biryani Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the chicken with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves.
  • STEP 3.Add sliced onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add the marinated chicken and cook until it is partially cooked.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pot, parboil the basmati rice with whole spices.
  • STEP 6.Layer the partially cooked chicken and parboiled rice in a large pot.
  • STEP 7.Cover and cook on low heat until the rice and chicken are fully cooked.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with raita or salan.

Cooking Tips

  • Ensure the chicken is marinated for at least 2 hours for maximum flavor.
  • Use good quality basmati rice for the best results.
  • You can add saffron soaked in milk for an extra touch of flavor and color.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat before serving.
  • Serve with raita or salan.
Nutrition
value
947
calories per serving
53 g Fat43 g Protein87 g Carbs68 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    53g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Carbs
    87g
  • Fiber
    68g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    87g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Fiber
    68g

Fats

  • Fat
    53g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1582mg
  • Iron
    30mg
  • Vitamin A
    1306mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    12mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    100mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    59mg
  • Vitamin E
    7mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    585mg
  • Manganese
    20mg
  • Phosphorus
    740mg
  • Selenium
    32mcg
  • Zinc
    8mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp