Sindhi Chicken Biryani Recipe

Submited by ~sani~ from Karachi


1) Chicken 1 kg
2) Rice 1 kg
3) Oil 1 1/2 cup
4) Onion 4 medium
5) Ginger, garlic 3 tbsps
6) Red chilli 4 tsps
7) Turmeric 1 tsp
8) Dry coriander powder 2 tsps
9) Garam masala 1/2 tbsp
10) Salt to taste
11) Cardamom 2-3
12) Cardamom 1-2
13) Cinnamon 2-3 pieces
14) Bay leaves 2-3
15) Anardana 1 tsp
16) Dried plums 12-15
17) Yellow or orange food colour 1/2 tsp
18) Yoghurt 250 gm
19) Tomatoes 1/2 kg
20) Green chillies 3-4 small
21) Potatoes 1/4 kg
22) Lemon 4
23) Mint 1/2 bunch
24) Coriander 1/2 bunch
25) Nutmeg and mace powder 1/2 tsp
26) Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
27) Dry coriander seeds 1 tbsps
28) Salt 2 tbsps


1. Add oil in a saucepan.
2. Add onions and fry till light brown and keep aside.
3. Now add chicken in the pan and cook till water evaporates.
4. Then add ginger and garlic in the pan and all spices, cinnamon and cardamoms.
5. Roast the chicken till it tenderizes.
6. Then add potatoes, tomatoes, green chillies, lemon, anardana, yoghurt, coriander, mint, dried plums, fried curshed onions in the pan.
7. Simmer on low heat (the curry must have 1 1/2-2 cups gravy).
8. Now take another saucepan, add water to boil rice.
9. Tie the fennel seeds and coriander seeds and make a pouch and add in the boiling water along with 2 tbsps salt.
10. When rice tenderize a little, sieve and in a big saucepan, spread a layer of rice first, then add curry and another layer of rice.
11. In the end, mix food colour in a little kewra and add in the rice.
12. Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes on low heat.
13. Serve hot and delicious biryani with salad and raita.

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Reviews on Sindhi Chicken Biryani Recipe

Sindhi biryani is tasty if hderabadi biryani it is a good recipe i'm first time made sindhi biryani
Ayeza - Lahore 1/29/2019 6:41:39 AM
Sindhi Chicken Biryani is really tasty dish ever that we make that easily Really very soft,juicey I really loved these Sindhi Chicken Biryani Recipe it's really unique taste and make at home.I want make my family and that make it so good and delicious taste and everyone as like to eat.
Nazia - Lahore 10/26/2018 7:39:15 AM
Sindhi Chicken Biryani is the best recipe of making the Biryani with the very good taste what we definitely need to eat on the weekend
Anabia - karachi 5/8/2018 4:58:35 PM
I made this dish at once of sindhi chicken biryani that has the good taste with the lots of spice but its method to make is very long who make difficult to prepare it at home
sadeeq - karachi 5/11/2017 12:19:02 PM
Its very nice looking soo delious and my like this dish very much
aleena - gujrat 2/19/2016 1:19:10 PM
In my home every one like this sindhi biryani recipe which i see in this image, i noted that all the ingredients are same which i use.
naveen - khi 6/26/2015 7:16:44 AM

Sindhi Chicken Biryani Recipe

Sindhi Chicken Biryani is a delicious traditional dish that is famous due to its spicy and tangy flavor. This dish is particularly famous in Karachi and Hyderabad. You can make this dish using chicken or beef. You can enhance the aroma of the dish through green mint, chillies and coriander. Try this simple and easy recipe of Sindhi Biryani in your home and make your loved ones happy.