Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe | Bangalore Special

The chicken donne biryani is served in a donne bowl made with eco-friendly leaves like dried palm leaves. The biryani gets its name from the serving method. It is a popular dish among biryani lovers.

The aromatic biryani is prepared with whole spices and ground masala like other biryani recipes but the difference is adding tomatoes and grinding to make a smooth paste. The biryani has a balanced spice level and yummy taste.

This aromatic and delicious biryani is a perfect dish for gatherings. Serve with raita if you like and enjoy.

Ingredients

For the Ground Masala

  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 cups Onions julienne cut
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 5 Cardamom
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 6 Cloves
  • 2-3 Dagad Phool
  • 2-3 Javithri
  • 3 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Shahjeera
  • 4-5 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 3 small Bay Leaf

For Biryani

  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 big Tomatoes
  • 3 cups Basmati Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 4-5 cups Water

How to make chicken donne biryani

For ground masala: Heat cooking oil and ghee in a pan and add all the whole spices and sauté.

Add onion and green chili and sauté for few minutes then add ginger garlic paste and cook for few minutes.

Now, add chopped mint and coriander leaves and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Once the mixture cooled down, transfer it to a mixer jar, add some water and grind to make a smooth paste. Set aside.

For biryani: In a wide nonstick pan, heat oil and ghee and add chicken pieces. Sprinkle some salt over the chicken and place the tomato slices on the chicken.

Cover the pan with a lid and let them cook on high for 10 minutes. Add the ground masala, mix well and let it cook for 10 minutes.

Add water and bring it to a boil then add soaked rice and let it cook well. When the water is almost absorbed, cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes. The biryani gets cooked in 10 minutes.

Serve the chicken donne biryani with raita and enjoy.

Print Recipe

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 people
Author: Amelia

Ingredients

For the Ground Masala

  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 cups Onions julienne cut
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 5 Cardamom
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 6 Cloves
  • 2-3 Dagad Phool
  • 2-3 Javithri
  • 3 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Shahjeera
  • 4-5 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 3 small Bay Leaf

For Biryani

  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 big Tomatoes
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 3 cups Basmati Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 4-5 cups Water

Instructions

  • For ground masala: Heat cooking oil and ghee in a pan and add all the whole spices and sauté.
  • Add onion and green chili and sauté for few minutes then add ginger garlic paste and cook for few minutes.
  • Now, add chopped mint and coriander leaves and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Once the mixture cooled down, transfer it to a mixer jar, add some water and grind to make a smooth paste. Set aside.
  • For biryani: In a wide nonstick pan, heat oil and ghee and add chicken pieces. Sprinkle some salt over the chicken and place the tomato slices on the chicken.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and let them cook on high for 10 minutes. Add the ground masala, mix well and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add water and bring it to a boil then add soaked rice and let it cook well. When the water is almost absorbed, cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes. The biryani gets cooked in 10 minutes.
  •  Serve the chicken donne biryani with raita and enjoy.

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