How to make Sindhi Biryani - SK Khazana -

A rich and spicy version of biryani – full of flavor and taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Basmati rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Pakistani

Course : Rice

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Sindhi Biryani - SK Khazana

Sindhi Biryani - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sindhi Biryani - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chicken curry cut on the bone 1 kilogram

  • Basmati rice soaked and ¾ cooked 2 cups

  • Biryani masala 2 tablespoons + for sprinkling

  • Ghee 1/2 cup + for drizzling

  • Fried onions 1/2 cup + for garnish

  • Onions sliced 3 large

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 3 large

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes cut into wedges 3 medium

  • Prunes 14-15

  • Fresh mint leaves a few + for garnish

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • saffron strands soaked in 4 tbsps warm milk

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish

  • Raita to serve


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep pan, add onions and sauté till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes or till the raw smell disappears.

Step 2

Add green chillies and mix. Add potatoes, mix and chicken, sauté on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add green chillies and mix.

Step 4

Add potatoes, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add chicken, mix and saute on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and 1½ tbsps biryani masala, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Add yogurt, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add salt, mix well. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Add ¼ cup fried onions, tomatoes, prunes, mint leaves, coriander leaves and ½ tsp green cardamom powder and mix till well combined.

Step 8

Spread the rice over the chicken, drizzle ghee generously and drizzle saffron milk. Sprinkle green cardamom powder, mint leaves and remaining fried onions. Cover, place a weight over the lid and cook on dum for 20-25 minutes.

Step 9

Remove the weight and the lid, mix gently, and take the pan off the heat. Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with fried onions and mint leaves and serve hot with a raita of your choice.

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