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Hyderabadi Dum Biryani

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October 28, 2019
Author Notes

Hyderabadi Dum Biryani is an ancient recipe since the Mughal era in India. This recipe was made to the king's by the palace chef. The recipe is all about cooking the raw meat along with 1/2 cooked rice. When done this way, the meat slowly cooks and its juices cooks the rice. This way the rice gets all its flavor from the meat. And traditionally its cooked on low flame which is sealed tightly but I believe the slow cooker is the perfect device for this dish. —Veena Rao

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 4 lbs Chicken
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons Garam masala
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Whole garam masala
  • 2 tablespoons Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Fried onions
  • 3 tablespoons Mint
  • 2 tablespoons Cilantro
  • 3 cups Basmati rice
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Marinate the meat with all ingredients except the rice
  2. Place it in the slow cooker
  3. Now fill water in stock pot and let it come to a boil. Salt the water. Cook the rice half way in the boiling water.
  4. Drain the rice and add it to the slow cooker. Add 1 cup of hot water and let it cook slow in the slow cooker.
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