Simple Hyderabadi dum Biryani recipe with video
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Hyderabadi veg chicken dum biryani recipe with step by step pics, video and Tips. Learn to put dum with charcoal to make dum briyani. hyderabadi dum biryani, layering the rice with easy step and also secrets revealed to make perfect dum briyani.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Andra Recipe
Serves: 4
  • Ingredients:
  • 2-inch cinnamon
  • 5 cardamom
  • 5 cloves
  • 3 star anise
  • 5-6 green chilles
  • coriander and mint leaves
  • 450 g mixed vegetables or veg chicken
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ⅓ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • one hand full fried onions
  • ⅓ cup oil or ghee
  • ⅓ cup curd
  • To cook rice we need:
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • to garnish:
  • Orange food color
  • fried onions
  • mint leaves
  • To put dum:
  • Charcoal
  1. course powder the 2-inch cinnamon, 5 cardamom, 5 cloves, 3-star anise,keep aside.
  2. Take 5-6 green chillies grind coarsely,keep aside
  3. Take 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  4. mince the coriander and mint leaves
  5. I have used vegetarian chicken, you can use chicken(450 g). Add it in a biryani bowl.
  6. Now add all the ground ingredients with the chicken.
  7. Add 1 tsp chilly powder, ⅓ tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp salt.Add one hand full fried onions.Add ⅓ cup oil or ghee.Add ⅓ cup curd,mix everything well.Add ⅓ cup water, close it with the lid.
  8. keep it in the stove in low flame, let the chicken to cook well.
  9. Add 2 cups rice and 4 cups water in a rice cooker.Add a tsp salt and boil the rice.
  10. the rice has to be 75% or ¾?? cooked.
  11. Once the chicken becomes soft, add ¾ th cooked rice by layer.
  12. Add the orange food colour, garnish it with mint leaves,close it.
  13. burn charcoal and add it on top of the lid. keep dum for 15-30 mins. After 30 mins you can serve the biryani.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at