Kamrupi Biriyani and Vegetable Fry

Kamrupi Biriyani and Vegetable Fry
Cooking Time :30-45 mins
Servings :3-4
Level :Low
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  •  Rice grains: 3 cups long grain, preferably Basmati rice.
  • Chicken : 4 breast pieces with skin.
  • Potato : 4 medium sized, pealed and parboiled
  • Green peas : 200 gms
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tea spoons
  • Smashed green cardamom : 6-8 pods
  • Smashed black cardamom : 4 pods
  • Whole cashews : 20
  • Whole cloves : 10-15
  • Garlic : All cloves of 2 medium sized while flower
  • Ginger paste : grind 2 inch piece.
  • Fresh Green Coriander leaves : 1 bunch
  • Onion : 1, big.
  • Onion: 1 (big), sliced lengthwise.
  • Eggplant : 5 small, cut lengthwise in small pieces.
  • Broccoli : 1 small, cut into bite sized florets.
  • Vegetable cooking oil


 Preparation of Kamrupi Biriyani and Vegetable Fry

Heat a little oil, and add the green and black cardamoms, cashews. Add water               and let boil. Half cook 3/4 of the rice in it(Just 5 minutes if using Basmati).
Separately, again heat oil, add 4 whole cloves and turmeric. Add water and let                 boil. Half cook the remaining rice grains. Mix the two types of rice carefully.
Chop the bunch of green coriander
Make a paste of ginger and of garlic, each separately and keep aside.
Fry the peas in little oil.
Preparing the vegetable fry:
Heat oil; add onion, five whole cloves, 1/2 portion of chopped coriander leaves,               and half of ginger and garlic paste.
Add salt as per taste.
Mix eggplant and broccoli and cover until tender.
Add parboiled potatoes and cover for a minute.
Preparing the Kamrupi Biriyani:
Lightly burn the skin with the chicken over open flame.
Cut into 4 cm pieces each.
Coat chicken with the rest of ginger - garlic paste and the remaining cardamoms.
Heat oil and add the half of the rest of the coriander leaves until the onion starts to         redden.
Add the coated chicken, five whole cloves, salt and cover fry at relatively low flame         till the chicken is tender.
Add the remaining coriander leaves and the fried peas.
Bring down the flame low and mix the rice with chicken

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