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Ambur Biryani is an authentic and tasty popular #Biryani from the Nawabs of Arcot.This #AmburChickenBiryani is made using jeeraga samba rice, dry red chilli, onion, and tomato. You can now make this #AmburBiryani with Cookd’s simple recipe. Do try this recipe and share your feedback with us.

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Ambur Biryani Recipe:

Chicken (Biryani Cut) – 1.5 kg
Jeeraga Samba Rice – 1 kg
Dry Red Chilli (de-seeded) – 30 nos
Groundnut Oil – ½ Cup
Cinnamon – 3 Inches
Clove – 8 nos
Cardamom – 6 nos
Ginger Garlic Paste – 6 tbsp
Onion (thinly sliced) – 5 nos
Tomato (thinly sliced) – 5 nos
Rock Salt – ½ tbsp + 1 tbsp
Curd – ¾ Cup
Lemon Juice – 1 no.
Mint Leaves (finely chopped) – ½ Cup
Coriander Leaves (finely chopped) – ½ Cup
Water – 1 Cup + ½ Cup

Cooking Instructions:

1. Soak Rice for 30 mins and cook until 3/4 done with some salt.

2. Cook the de-seeded chillies in hot water for 5 mins and grind into a fine paste.

3. In the biryani pot, add groundnut oil. Once the oil is hot, add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.

4. Add the onion to the pot and saute until golden brown.

5. Add ginger-garlic Paste, cook until the raw aroma goes.

6. Add half of the chopped coriander and mint leaves.

7. Add Red chilli paste.

8. Add the balanced onion and add the tomato, cook until the tomatoes are soft. Season with rock salt.

9. Add the chicken and add the curd.

10. Add 1 cup of boiling water, enough to cook the chicken.

11. Once the chicken is almost done,about 15 mins. Add lemon Juice and the remaining mint and coriander.

12. Add the rice and add ¼ – ½ Cup of water until the rice is moist.

13. Cover and cook on a simmer for 12-15 mins.

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