Layers of aromatic rice and succulent meat make biriyani one of the most sought-after dishes in Indian cuisine. From region to region, this Mughal classis varies in flavor and style. In Bombay, this delicacy includes dried plums and potatoes, Lucknawi biriyani features yellow rice and sublte aromtics, while Hyderabad boasts a spicier version of this dish.
Our recipe seamlessly brings together all the bold flavors that biriyani embodies, using a method that cuts the cooking time in half. Enjoy this slow-cooked meal, even on a time-crunched weeknight!
What you'll need at home: 10 oz chicken thighs, 1/2 cup yogurt, 2 garlic cloves, 1 inch ginger, cilantro (optional) and green chili (optional)