Pressure cooker chicken biriyani | how to make chicken biriyani in pressure cooker

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Ready In: 20m

Pressure cooker chicken biriyani | how to make chicken biriyani in pressure cooker

Quick and easy pressure cooker chicken biriyani

pressure cooker chicken biriyani is a very easy to make one pot biriyani with few ingredients but of course there is no compromise in taste 🙂 . Biriyani is the traditional main course of indian cuisine. It is very famous in all over India. There are so many varieties of biriyanies like hyderabadi biryani,ambur biriyani,sindhi biriyani,malabar biryani etc… This chicken biriyani is prepared in pressure cooker. The perfect combination for this biriyani is with vegetable raita Hope you all will enjoy this pressure cooker chicken biriyani recipe.

pressure cooker chickent biriyani
I have already posted some delicious biryani recipes like
malabar chicken dum biryani
pressure cooker mutton biriyani
egg biriyani
chicken biryani
mushroom biriyani
malabar fish biriyani
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How to make pressure cooker chicken biriyani


1/2 kg of Rice(Basmati,Jeerakashala,sona masoori etc…)
1/2 kg of Chicken
1/2 kg of Onion
1/2 kg of Tomato
3 tbsp. of Ginger garlic paste
3 tbsp. of Chilli powder
2 tbsp. of Coriander powder
1 spn. of Turmeric powder
2 spn. of Garam Masala
1/4 ltr of Curd
1/2 of Lemon
A handful of Coriander leaves
A handful of Mint leaves

For Marinade
2 tbsp. of curd
1 tbsp. of ginger garlic green chilli paste
1 spn. of chilli powder
1/4 spn. of turmeric powder
1/2 spn. of garam masala
1/2 spn. of coriander powder
Salt as required

Special Biryani Masala

5 no of cardamom
3 no of cloves
1 spn. of fennel seeds
2 no of cinnamon stick
1 no of star anise


Step 01

Wash and soak rice in water for 15 minutes and drain it.

Step 02

Dry roast all the ingredients given under “Special Biryani Masala” and grind well. Keep aside.

Step 03

Marinate chicken pieces with the ingredients given under “For marinade” up to minimum 15 minutes.

Step 04

Heat oil/ghee in Pressure cooker

Step 05

Add ginger garlic green chilly paste. Saute till the raw smell goes off.

Step 06

Add finely sliced onion and fennel seeds. Saute for 5 minutes.

Step 07

Add Chopped tomatoes. Fry well till tomatoes become mushy.

Step 08

Add all the spices and mix well. Saute for 1-2 minute.

Step 09

Add chicken pieces,coriander leaves,mint leaves and lemon juice. Mix well.

Step 10

Add curd and salt. Slow cook for 1-2 minute.

Step 11

Add drained rice and biryani masala(Check salt and add if needed). Mix well.

Step 12

Add water(for 1 cup of rice i took 1 1/2 cup of water).

Step 13

Pressure cook up to 3 whistle. Remove lid when the pressure gone. Serve hot.

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