Green Chicken Biriyani



1.Chicken legs :-1 kg
2.Basmati Rice:-700 gms
3.Onions:-4 to 5
4.Mint leaves:-2 cups(chopped)
5.Coriander leaves:-2 cups(chopped)
6.Ginger and Garlic paste:-2 tsp
7.curd:1 cup
8.Green chilli paste:1 tsp
9.Garam masala:-1 tsp
10.Cinnamon stick:-2 small pieces
13.Lemon juice:-2 tsp
14.Cumin:-1/2 tsp


  • marinate chicken with ginger garlic paste,curd,lemon juice and salt
  • keep aside for 2 hours.
  • cut long slices of onions.
    fry them till it becomes golden brown.
  • now add half onions and mint,coriander leaves into chicken.
  • then  chicken cook nicely till the oil starts to float.
  • Heat water (2 ½ times more than the rice). As soon as it boils, add the whole gram masala, rice and adjust salt to taste.
  • Cook the rice till ¾ done and then drain in the colander.
  • After greasing a pot add chicken, then a layer of rice; sprinkle mint leaves,coriander leaves and brown onions . Top it with another layer of rice.
  • Spread a thick cloth over the mouth of the pan and cover it with a tight lid.
  • Simmer it on low heat for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve hot



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