0 0
Chicken Quinoa Biryani

Chicken Quinoa Biryani

Traditional Chicken Rice Biryani

Features:
  • Non Vegetarian
  • Spicy
Cuisine:

Chicken Quinoa is a Twist on Traditional Chicken Rice

Ingredients

Directions

Share

Chicken Quinoa Biryani Recipe

Chicken Quinoa is a twist on traditional Chicken Rice biryani which is super healthy and utterly delicious. Quinoa is an excellent alternative to rice, which is packed with protein and much healthier than rice. This quinoa chicken biryani is made with marinated chicken thighs cooked in roasted quinoa along with some flavorful spices and herbs. This biryani is rich in fiber and protein and very easy to prepare.

Special tips to cook Chicken Quinoa Biryani

  • You can combine Garam masala and ghee to quinoa while cooking this recipe. You can play with the spices and try some of your choices.
  • To enhance the taste of Chicken Quinoa Biryani, you can add roasted nuts and raisins in this recipe, which will make it more delicious.
Read also:  Russian Meatball Soup Recipe
Step 1
Mark as Complete

Steps To make the Quinoa Chicken Biryani

Take a large bowl for mixing and combine garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, plain yogurt, Biryani Masala, salt, lime juice in it for the marinade and mix it properly. Add chicken pieces and toss it to coat thoroughly. Keep this marinade aside for half an hour for marination, and till the time you can finish other preps for biryani.

Step 2
Mark as Complete

Take a large bowl for mixing and combine garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, plain yogurt, Biryani Masala, salt, lime juice in it for the marinade and mix it properly. Add chicken pieces and toss it to coat thoroughly. Keep this marinade aside for half an hour for marination, and till the time you can finish other preps for biryani.

Step 3
Mark as Complete

Roaste 1 cup of quinoa in a pan with some ghee until brown. keep it on side for later use.

Step 4
Mark as Complete

Heat the pan and some oil in it. You can also add ghee instead of oil and combine garlic cloves and bay leaf in it.

Step 5
Mark as Complete

Stir it well and add sliced onions, and sprinkle a pinch of salt for fast cooking. Stir fry these onions until brown. Once done, add the marinated chicken and all the marinade in the pan and stir it well. Spread the marinade on the bottom of the pan evenly and place it on low heat.

Step 6
Mark as Complete

Now, make another layer the tomatoes, coriander, and mint leaves on it and lets it cook on low flame for 5 minutes.

Step 7
Mark as Complete

After 5 minutes, spread a layer of toasted quinoa in the pan and add a half cup of water and salt as per taste in the pan. Stir it thoroughly and let it come to boil. let the biryani simmer on slow heat for 10 minutes. Cover the pan with its top and check after 10 minutes.

Step 8
Mark as Complete

Once cooked, spread saffron milk on this cooked biryani and serve hot.

  • 45 Min
  • Serves 2
  • Medium

Share it on your social network:

Or you can just copy and share this url

Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
1 tsp Garlic Grated
1 tsp fresh Ginger Grated
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 tsp Biryani Masala
1/2 cup plain Yogurt
1/2 tsp Lime Juice
As per taste Salt
4 skinless, boneless Chicken Thighs
1 tbsp Oil
2 small Garlic cloves Sliced
1 Bay leaf
1 Onion Sliced thin
3 Tomatoes Diced
1/2 Coriander Leaves Chopped
1 cup Saffron Toasted
2/4 cup Hot Water
1/4 tsp crushed in 2 tbsp of warm milk Saffron Optional
1/2 cup Mint leaves Chopped
1 cup Quinoa Toasted

Best Kitchen Appliances

Dum Veg Biryani Recipe
previous
Dum Biryani Recipe
Teriyaki Burger Recipe
next
Teriyaki Burger Recipe