sanjay thumma Vahchef with Indian food videos inspires home cooks with new recipes every day.

Dum Chicken Biryani

Dum Chicken Biryani
Plain rice

Plain Rice

Rice also refers to Steamed rice that is cooked either by steaming or boiling. Rice is ...

Vagareli Kichidi

Vagareli Kichidi

Vaghareli Khichdi or Seasoned Khichdi is variant of Gujarati Khichdi. It is delicious and...

Ridge Gourd Lemon Pulihora

Ridge Gourd Lemon Pulihora

Ridge Gourd Lemon Pulihora his south indian lemon rice or pulihora is a delicious and sim...

Palak Mirchi Pulihora

Palak Mirchi Pulihora

Delicious Palak Mirchi Pulihora is a spicy rice recipe with a sour touch....

Poha Pulihora Puli Aval

Poha Pulihora Puli Aval

This is a south indian breakfast recipe. Poha or Atukulu or Rice flakes is used widely in...


Masala Ghee Rice

Masala ghee rice is one of the easiest and yummiest recipes you can prepare in a short p...

Dum Chicken Biryani Recipe, How To Make Dum Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken Dum Biryani is cooked with basmati rice and boneless chicken marinated in awesome herbs and spices.

About Recipe

How to make Dum Chicken Biryani

(7 ratings)
2 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Dum Chicken Biryani
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Chicken
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : November 21, 2016

Ingredients used in Dum Chicken Biryani
• Cumin seeds/saabut zeera - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Cumin powder/pisa zeera - 1 no.
• Coriander powder/pisa dhania - 3 teaspoons.
• Red chili powder/pisi lal mirch - 1 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder/pisi haldi - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Plain yogurt - 200 grams.
• Ginger paste/pisi adrak - 1 tea spoon.
• Garlic paste/pisa lehsan - 1 tea spoon.
• Loung) - 2 clove.
• Cinnamon sticks/dal cheeni - 2 numbers.
• Cardamom pods/choti ilaichi - 5 numbers.
• Onions - 2 numbers.
• Basmati rice - 500 grams.
• Whole chicken - 1 numbers.
• Stock - 500 ml.
• Saffron strands/zafran - to taste.
• Ready fried onions - to taste.
• Fresh coriander leaves/hara dhania - bunch.
• Clarified butter (ghee) or cooking oil - 200 grams.
  • Marinade the chicken pieces with the plain yogurt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and cumin powder.
  • Add the sliced onion, 0salt and mint leave to the marination.
  • In boiling water add clarified butter or oil, put cinnamon sticks, cardamoms, cloves and cumin seeds and boil the rice until it is half cooked.
  • Add the rice to the meat. Pour a little-clarified butter or oil and saffron water on rice and cook the rice on dum for about 30-45 minutes or until done.
  • Serve hot garnished with fried onion and fresh coriander leaves.

Cooking with images


Comments & Reviews


You need to login to post a comment. Click here to login.

Recent comments

profile image

vahuser Posted on Wed Dec 01 2010

there is no details as how long the chicken needs to marinate....

Reply 0 - Replies
profile image

vahuser Posted on Thu May 07 2009

please also post how to put dum and what is dum?

Reply 0 - Replies


Be the first to know about Our Recipes and Foods: Subscribe to Newsletter