Best Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe

Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe is the flavors of chicken and biryani come together perfectly in every bite of chicken tikka biryani. Add some color to your dinner table with this vibrant Chicken Tikka Biryani.

What you need to make Chicken Tikka?

  • One kilogram of chicken pieces
  • One cup of NESTLÉ MILKPAK yogurt
  • Three tablespoons of Tikka Masala
  • Two tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • Food coloring in orange (a pinch)
  • Half a cup of oil
  • Warm coal fragments 1-2
  • 1 teaspoon oil (for smoke)

For preparing the Boiled Rice:

  • One tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 & 1/2 cups of already soaked rice
  • 2 to 3 star anise

Ingredients for the Chicken gravy:

  • 1/4 cup of oil
  • Cardamom green, 4-5
  • Star anise 1–2
  • One or two cinnamon sticks
  • Two dark cardamoms
  • One tablespoon of cumin seeds
  • One cup of sliced onions
  • One cup of sliced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • One tablespoon red chili powder
  • One tablespoon of masala tikka
  • 1 tablespoon powdered coriander
  • One tablespoon of salt
  • One cup of NESTLÉ MILKPAK yogurt
  • cooked Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe

What you need for layering?

  • Tikka chicken gravy
  • cooked rice
  • As needed, green coriander
  • Slices of lemon, as needed
  • 1-tsp orange food coloring

Lets cook Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe

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Prepare chicken tikka:

Firstly, place the chicken pieces and yogurt in a bowl. Mix yogurt, tikka masala, orange food coloring, ginger-garlic paste, and leave to marinate for 30 minutes. Cook the marinated chicken for four to five minutes in hot oil in a pan. After that, cook it covered until it’s done. Put some hot coals inside of it. For a minute or two, drizzle oil and smoke. Put aside.

Boil the rice:

Fill a pot with water, cumin seeds, salt, star anise, and green cardamom. Pour the soaked rice into it once it begins to boil. Cook until about 80% done. After straining, set aside.

Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe
Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe

Prepare chicken gravy masala:

Heat some oil in a pan, then add the cumin seeds, cinnamon sticks, black cardamom, green cardamom, and star anise. Cook for one minute after adding the onion. For four to five minutes, add the tomatoes and ginger-garlic paste. Stir in the salt, tikka masala for Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Sauté the Yogurt for two to three minutes. Add the cooked chicken tikka and cook for two to three minutes in the masala. It’s time for your chicken tikka masala.

Do the layering:

Pour a layer of boiled rice, chicken tikka masala, and then pour orange food coloring over the top. Garnish with lemon slices and green coriander. Now, cover and steam the biryani for ten to fifteen minutes on low heat. Serve your delicious meal with raita and salad!

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