Authentic Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani Recipe

Dreaming of that perfect Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani you had at your favorite restaurant? Well, dream no more! This recipe breaks down the process of creating this restaurant-quality dish in the comfort of your own kitchen.

We’ll guide you through every step, from grinding the fragrant spices to layering the rice and chicken for a mesmerizing presentation. With simple instructions and readily available ingredients, you’ll be a Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani master in no time!

Ingredients required for Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani:

  • ½ teaspoon of Fennel seeds
  • ¾ teaspoon of Cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon of Coriander seeds
  • 7 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 3 peppers
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 8 to 10 pieces of Ginger
  • 2 cups (400 grams) of Samba rice
  • 3 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Ghee
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 onion
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs of mint leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Powdered turmeric
  • Powdered chili: 1 teaspoon
  • 3 tablespoons of curd
  • 750 grams of chicken
  • 4 cups of water
  • Salt
  • Juice of half a lemon


  1. Grind cloves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, pepper, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, and coriander seeds into a powder using a grinder.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and ginger to the grinder. Add a little water and grind to a paste.
  3. Wash and soak the rice in a bowl for 15 minutes.Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani
  4. In a pan, heat oil and ghee. Add bay leaves, chopped onion, and green chilies. Stir-fry until the onion turns brown. Then add finely chopped tomatoes, mint, and coriander leaves. Stir-fry until the tomatoes turn soft. Add spices and the ground paste. Stir-fry for 5 minutes on low flame.
  5. Add curd and mix well. Now add chicken pieces and salt. Sauté for 5 minutes on medium flame. Cook for 10 minutes on low flame. Add four cups of water, mix well, and allow it to boil.
  6. Add the soaked rice and boil for 5 minutes on medium flame. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on low flame.
  7. Serve with raita and salad.

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