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Thalapakatti Chicken Biryani Recipe

by Krishkarthik

Thalapakatti Chicken Biryani Recipe is a traditional Chicken Biryani made with south indian flavours and black stone flower and more spices with a mint flavour, served with a raita and your Sunday lunch is good to go.

Thalapakatti Chicken Biryani Recipe is a very famous and classic style of biryani from Dindigul region in the state of Tamil Nadu. This biryani is from a chain and best of restaurant with the same name. It is called “Thalappakatti briyani recipe“.

Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Main Course
Diet: Non Vegeterian

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Serving: 2 People


For Biryani Masala:

1 tpsb Cumin seeds
2 tpsb Fennel seeds
3 Cardamom Pods/Seeds3 Cloves
1 inch Cinnamon Stick
3 Mace
3 Dagad phool
1 Star anise

For the Biryani

1/2 kg Chicken , cut into medium sized pieces
1 cup Seeraga (Jeeraga) Samba rice
1 Onion , chopped
3 Green Chillies , slit
1 Tomato , chopped
1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
2 teaspoons Garlic , minced
1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
2 tablespoons Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped
1-1/2 cup Water
Salt , to taste
Sunflower Oil , to cook

How to make Thalapakattu Chicken Biryani Recipe

To begin making Thalapakattu Chicken Biryani Recipe, wash and clean the chicken thoroughly.

Wash and soak the seeraga samba rice in water for a minimum of 30 minutes.

In a mixer-jar, combine the cumin seeds, fennel seeds, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, mace, black stone slower and star anise blender and powder it coarsely. Set aside.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker on medium flame, add in onions and green chillies. Saute it till the onions are translucent. Add in ginger and garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Add the tomatoes and mix well, now add salt, turmeric, chilli powder, and coriander powder. Mix everything well.

Add the ground biryani masala and mix well. Add the chicken and saute well for 5 to 10 minutes or till the chicken is at least half way done, for about 5-7 minutes.

At this stage, add the rice to the pressure cooker, add one and half cup water. Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistle on high and simmer for 5 minutes.

Open the lid once the pressure has released naturally.

Serve Thalapakattu Chicken Biryani Recipe with Burani Raita Recipe for a hearty weekend meal.

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