Chicken biryani

Chicken biryani

Love Chicken Biryani but loathe the exhausting cooking process? Try this recipe that
will help you prepare scrumptious biryani with utmost ease.

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Product Size

  • Medium Shallow
  • Large Shallow
  • Medium Deep
  • Large Deep

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

14 minutes

Free Time

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  • (100g) Chicken thigh cubes
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder<
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli powder<
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • 1/4 cup fried onions
  • 1/2 cup (15g) mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste<
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1 cup (75g) soaked basmati rice
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • Salt, to taste 


  1. Add all ingredients except the rice and saffron to the Anyday Large Deep Dish. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Add soaked rice on top and pour 150ml water. Sprinkle saffron strands and cover with the lid (knob lifted). Cook in the microwave for 14 minutes, or until rice is fully hydrated and water has been absorbed.
  3. Garnish with mint leaves along with a drizzle of cream and melted ghee.

Serving suggestions & tips

  • For a vegetarian version, substitute chicken with vegetables of your choice and follow the same steps.
  • Microwave ovens vary, even with the same wattages. Adjust cooking times as needed. For more recipes, visit