Aminia Style Chicken Biryani | Kolkata Chicken Biryani | Biryani Recipe

Aminia Style Chicken Biryani | Kolkata Chicken Biryani | Biryani Recipe
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Biryani is a mouth- watering whole meal which is perfect for all occasions. It is apt to suit from dinner parties to a lazy Sunday meal. Chicken Biryani is popular across India. Biryani can be made with meat, chicken, fish, egg and vegetables all are simply delicious. But Chicken Biryani is one of the most popular one out of these.

Aminia Style Chicken Biryani is the famous biryani recipe of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine, made with rice, chicken, potato, egg, curd, khoya and spices.

Difficulty: Advanced Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 50 min Rest Time 15 min Total Time 1 hr 35 mins Servings: 2 Calories: 376.87 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Aminia Style Chicken Biryani is the famous biryani recipe of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine, made with rice, chicken, potato, egg, curd, khoya and spices. 


For Biryani Rice

For Chicken Marinate

Other ingredients


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  1. At first, soak basmati rice for 30 min. After 30 min, wash the rice in the running water and keep aside for later use.

  2. Then slice onion.

  3. Now heat oil in a kadai and fry onion until it turns golden

  4. Then make a smooth paste with 1-inch ginger, 20 pieces garlic, ¼ cup water and keep it aside.

  5. Now boil eggs.

  6. Shell the eggs and keep it in a bowl for later use.

  7. Now boil the potato pieces.

  8. Then soak few saffron strands in warm water and keep aside.

Potato & Chicken Marination

  1. Marinate boiled potato with salt, red chili powder.

  2. In a large bowl, marinate chicken pieces with curd, fried onion, ginger- garlic paste, garam masala powder, salt, red chili powder, kewra water and mix well. Then keep aside for 2 hrs.

Frying Potato & Making Chicken

  1. Fry marinated potato until golden.

  2. Now heat oil and fry marinated chicken pieces. Cook for 10 min on the low flame. Flip chicken pieces time to time.

  3. If water is required, then add ½ cup water now. Cover the pan and cook for 10 min again.

  4. Now Chicken is ready.

  5. Then separate chicken pieces from the gravy.

  6. Add milk in the chicken gravy. Mix well.

Making rice

  1. Then boil 3 cups of water in a large pot.

  2. Now add green cardamom, cloves, salt, ghee and soaked & washed rice.

  3. Cook until rice is 50% done. Now rice is ready.

Layering Biryani

  1. At first, make 1st layer with lemon juice, garam masala powder, chicken gravy, ghee, chicken pieces, fried potato, fried onion, a pinch of garam masala.

  2. Then make 2ndlayer with cooked rice, saffron water, khoya.

  3. Now make 3rd layer with rest amount of cooked rice, eggs, saffron water.

Dum Biryani

  1. Then cover the pot and seal with aluminium foil or atta dough.

  2. Now cook on medium flame for 10 min. Then cook on low flame 25 min. Once done, switch off the flame and keep it for another 15 min.

  3. Now it is ready to serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 376.87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.62g23%
Saturated Fat 5.86g30%
Cholesterol 54.07mg19%
Sodium 659.7mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 53.39g18%
Dietary Fiber 12.68g51%
Sugars 8.12g
Protein 15.52g32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only and not certified by the nutritionist or registered dietitian. Any nutritional information on this site should only be used as a general guideline. Statements within this site have not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.


  • Cook this recipe at slow cooking method.
  • Use fresh ingredients for better taste.
  • After cooking, wait for at least 15 minutes for better taste.


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Dipaboli Sarkar

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Hi, I’m Dipaboli Sarkar, the Author & Editor of this food blog. I have a passion for cooking and that is the reason why I have created this food blog. In this blog, I will showcase various recipes so that people get to know the art of making it.


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