Biryani Day 2023: Quick, 30-Minute Biryani For Busy Nights


Biryani Day 2023: 30-Minute, One Pot Biryani For Busy Nights


If you love biryani but don't feel like you have time to make it, this recipe is the ultimate solution. You can have this simple biryani ready to go in around half an hour and with just ne pot.  And for extra time-saving, you can even make a spice mix to use next time.


500 gm Chicken 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves 3 tbsp Curd 1 tsp Turmeric Powder 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder Salt (to taste) 3 tbsp Oil 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds 2 Bay Leaves 1-2 Cinnamon Sticks 1 Star Anise 1 Black Cardamom 2 Green Cardamoms 4 Cloves


3 tbsp Ginger-Garlic (chopped) 2 Onions (chopped) 2 Tomatoes (chopped) 5 Green Chillies (chopped) 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp Garam Masala Powder 1 tbsp Coriander Powder 1 tbsp Black Pepper Powder (roasted) Salt (to taste) Water (as needed) 2 cups Rice (soaked)


Marinate chicken with curd, coriander leaves, turmeric, cumin powder, black pepper, and salt. Allow it to marinate for 30 minutes.


Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, star anise, black cardamom, green cardamoms, cloves, chopped ginger-garlic, and onions. Cook until onions turn golden.


Add the marinated chicken and cook for 10 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies. Cook until tomatoes become mushy.


Stir in red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, and roasted black pepper.


Add soaked rice to the cooker and pour in water. The chicken should be partially cooked by now, and the rest will cook with the rice.


Seal the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles. Release the pressure, and your biryani is ready!