Chicken Biryani

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20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 20%
Carbs 31%
Fats 49%
High Protein
Gluten Free
Low Carb

A hearty portion of Chicken Biryani made from high protein, gluten-free and low carb ingredients are instantly satiating and energising. Learn how to make Chicken Mughlai Biryani the FitterEats way! Power up your lunch and dinner meals with this authentic Mughlai One Pot Chicken Biryani and boost your intake of protein as well. Pamper a guest or yourself by serving a generous portion of this savoury non-vegetarian rice with boondi raita, cucumber raita, beetroot raita or pineapple raita. A variation of the Indian Chicken Biryani is the Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani Recipe. Try this delicious biryani at the comfort of your home. 


  • 100 g Chicken, Poultry, Breast, Skinless
  • 3 Tbsp Rice
  • 1/4 Julienne Cup Onion, big
  • 2 Chopped Tbsp Tomato
  • 2 Chopped Tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • 2 Chopped Tbsp Pudina
  • 1 Tbsp Curd
  • 1 Tbsp Cow Milk
  • 1 Chopped Tsp Green Chilli
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Haldi
  • 1/8 Tsp Saffron
  • 7 Number Cashewnut
  • 3 Number Cloves
  • 2 Number Green Elaichi
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 100 ml Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Cook basmati rice. Add kesar in cow milk and mix well

  • Step 1

    In a thick bottom vessel, heat ghee, add green elaichi, cloves and chopped green chilli, julienne onion evenly stirring often until they are light brown

  • Step 2

    When the onion starts turning brown in colour, add chopped tomatoes, curd, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, chopped pudina, salt and saute well

  • Step 3

    Now, add haldi, chopped coriander leaves and chicken pieces to this mixture

  • Step 4

    Mix well and coat the chicken well in masalas

  • Step 5

    Cover and allow the chicken to cook in its own water

  • Step 6

    Once the chicken is well cooked, add a layer of cooked rice on top of the masala

  • Step 7

    Add kesar milk, cashewnuts, chopped pudina

  • Step 8

    Finally, add ghee and cover the lid, turn the flame to low and medium and let the rice cook for about 5 minutes

  • Step 9

    Once done, put it off and let the biryani stay covered for some time

  • Step 10

    Serve hot

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Poultry Meat
Curd And Buttermilk
Cow Milk Protein
Dairy Products
Red Chilli
Food Additives
Cashew Nut
Tree Nut
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(138gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 16gm 5.7%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 5.1%
Protein 12gm 23.2%
Total Fat 12gm 15.1%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 215 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 62 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 36 minutes
  • Bicycling 29 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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