|Briyani Curry Recipe: Serves 4|
|1kg chicken pieces or cubes of de-boned lamb||2 large onions, cut into rings|
|1 to 1½ teaspoons salt||3 plants coriander leaves, chopped|
|2 tablespoons black peppercorns, finely ground||5 tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges|
|1 teaspoon sugar||6 tablespoons yoghurt or soured evaporated milk|
|4 to 6 tablespoons curry powder mixed with 6 tablespoons water to form a paste||1 cup water|
|½ cup ghee|
|½ cup tomato paste|
- 2 green chilies
- 2 red chilies
- 20 shallots
- 5 cloves garlic
- 5 slices ginger
- Wash the meat well, drain, and marinate with half the salt, ground peppercorns, and 1 tablespoon curry paste for an hour.
- Pound or grind all the spice paste ingredients together until you get a fine paste.
- Heat ghee in a pan, then stir-fry the spice paste until aromatic.
- Add the rest of the curry paste and stir-fry until fragrant.
- Add onion rings and stir-fry until soft.
- Add tomato paste, the marinated meat, and water. Stir well and cook, covered, over medium heat for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the sauce is thick. (With lamb, you may need to simmer the meat over low heat for about 1 hour for it to be tender).
- Add yoghurt, coriander leaves, tomatoes, and sugar. Stir over medium heat and cook until the gravy is thick.
- Taste for salt.
Experience the rich and aromatic flavors of our Briyani Curry recipe
This exquisite dish offers a choice of succulent chicken pieces or tender cubes of de-boned lamb, seasoned to perfection with a delightful blend of spices and a medley of aromatic herbs.
To prepare this culinary masterpiece, we begin by marinating the meat with a harmonious mix of salt, ground peppercorns, and curry paste, allowing the flavors to infuse and enhance the meat’s taste.
Next, we create a tantalizing spice paste by skillfully pounding or grinding green chilies, red chilies, shallots, garlic, and ginger into a fine, fragrant blend. The spice paste serves as the foundation for the curry, adding layers of depth and complexity to the dish.
In a generous amount of ghee, we stir-fry the spice paste until its tantalizing aroma fills the kitchen, creating a delightful symphony of scents.
To further elevate the curry’s taste, we add onion rings, tomato paste, and a flavorful combination of water and curry paste, ensuring a luscious and well-balanced sauce.
As the meat simmers, its tender goodness is complemented by the addition of yoghurt or soured evaporated milk, fresh coriander leaves, and juicy tomato wedges. A touch of sweetness from sugar rounds off the flavor profile, enhancing the overall taste experience.
After a careful taste test to ensure the perfect balance of flavors, our Briyani Curry is ready to be savored. Serve it with steamed rice or fragrant biryani rice for an unforgettable culinary journey that will transport you to the vibrant and diverse world of Indian cuisine.
Delight your loved ones and guests with this aromatic and indulgent Briyani Curry—a testament to the rich heritage and artistry of Indian cooking.