Chicken Biriyani

Ingredients: Basmati Rice 2 cups, Chicken Pieces 1 lb, Onion 3, largeGarlic 2 cloves, Ginger 1/4 tsp, Green chillies 2-3, Pepper powder as per taste, Coriander powder 1 tbsp, Garam masala 1/4 tsp, Whole garam masala 1/2 tsp, Cashew nuts 1 tbsp, Raisins 1/2 tbsp.

1. Clean basmati rice and place it in colander.
2. Wash chicken pieces and mix it with coriander powder, garam masala powder, pepper powder, and salt.
3. Fry chicken pieces in a pan .
4. In another pan , heat oil and add onions (cut in length wise ), ginger(small pieces), and garlic (small -pieces) .
5. To this , add green chillies when it gets brown in color.
6. Add 1 glass of hot water (no need of adding water when it is cooked in pressure cooker) and put fried chicken pieces in to it.
7. Boil it in a medium heat till it gets cooked.
8. Fry cashew nuts , raisins ,and onion in ghee for garnishing .
9. Heat rice with cardamom, aniseeds,cinnamon and cloves in ghee in a deep vessel and pour 5 glasses of hot water and cook it till whole water gets drained up.
10. Don't forget to mix salt in to hot water.
11. Layer rice and chicken masala simultaneously in a greased flat baking vessel
12. Garnish the top of the rice with fried nuts and raisins .
13. Cover it with an aluminium foil and bake in 280 degrees for 10 minutes.
14. Delicious chicken biriyani is ready.

Serves for 3.