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Sindhi Biryani

Sindhi Biryani Recipe is a traditional recipe by zarnak sidhwa.As biryani is one of very famoush dish in pakistan.


Duration (Minutes) 45

Serving (Persons) 4

Biryani, also known as biriyani, biriani, birani or briyani, ¨spicy rice¨ is a South Asian mixed rice dish with its origins among the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. It is popular throughout the Indian subcontinent and among the diaspora from the region. It is made with spices, rice and meat (chicken, mutton, beef, prawn, or fish). 


 Zarnak Sidhwa


  • Soaked rice 1-1/2 cups
  • Chicken ½ kg
  • Chicken mince 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Ghee 4 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick
  • Black cardamoms 2  
  • Green cardamoms 5
  • Cloves 6
  • Sliced onions 3 medium
  • Potato (½ inch cubes)     1 large
  • Chopped green chillies 4
  • Chopped mint leaves 2 tbsp
  • Saffron 8-10 strands
  • Milk 2 tbsp

Preparation Method:
Firstly add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, garlic paste and ginger paste to the chicken and mix.
Now add yogurt and oil then mix and leave to marinate.
Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves and onions and saute.
Now add chicken qeema and stir till saute.
Break the qeema lumps with the ladle.
Add potato and fry little. Add salt, green chillies and chicken and stir well.
Now add mint leaves and rice and stir to mix well.Add water and mix.
When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat and add saffron milk.
Cover and cook till both the rice and chicken are cooked.
After that dish out and serve with raita.

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