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Cooking Kacchi doesn't have to be difficult- Here is one Easy Recipe that Anyone Can Make

Updated: Jun 2, 2019

Cooking Kacchi Biryani doesn't have to be difficult!

Special thanks to one of our dearest follower, who came up with this delicious and quick recipe to treat your biryani craving! Enjoy it alongside some borhani and fresh salad!


Basmati rice 6 cup

Hot Water 9.5 cup

Salt to taste

Clove 6 pcs

Oil 3 tbsp


Chicken pcs 6 lbs

Plain yogurt 3 cups

Biryani masala 60g/2.1 oz

Ginger paste 2 tbsp (heap)

Garlic paste 2 tbsp (heap)

Red chilli powder 2 tsp (heap)

Sugar 3 tbsp (heap)

Oil 3 tbsp

Salt to taste

Beresta/Fried onion 1 cup

Dried plum 10 pieces

Green chilli 5 pcs

Potatoes 6 pcs (halved)


  • Wash and drain basmati rice.

  • Wash, peel potato and cut into halves. Coat with salt and red chilli powder, pan fry them in 1 tbsp of oil until golden brown. Remove and set them aside.

Cooking direction

  • In a saucepan, take rice, add water, salt to taste and cloves. Mix everything and add oil. Close lid and cook rice at high heat. When water starts to simmer, reduce heat to low and cook until rice is half done.

  • In a mixing bowl, add plain yogurt, sugar, salt to taste, ginger and garlic paste. Add biryani masala, red chilli powder and oil. Stir and mix everything together. Add this mixture to the chicken pieces in a large saucepan. Evenly coat all chicken pieces with the mixture, wrap and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.

  • Unwrap chicken pieces, add fried onions on top, add dried plum, green chilli and lastly the fried potatoes. Now add the half cooked rice on top of everything. Add 2 tsp of ghee in between the layers of rice and again on top. Add 1 tsp of kewra water. Close lid and cook over the stove at medium heat for 20 minutes. Meanwhile pre heat oven to Bake at 370C. After cooking over the stove, transfer to oven to bake for 20 minutes. Then remove from oven, give everything a stir so the chicken pieces at the bottom will get mixed with the layers of rice on top and everything. Close and bake again for 20 more minutes at 370 C.

  • Biryani should be cooked over stove for 20 minutues and inside the oven for a total of 40 minutes. Remove and check if the chicken pieces and tender and cooked well.




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