Kashmiri biriyani

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Preparation Time : 20 minutes

Cooking Time : 30 minutes

Serving : 4 members


Recipe post by aarsha sophy abhilash for the competition. Description and picture is by aarsha sophy abhilash and recipe by me , as her link to the recipe she sent ended up in opening her facebook account. Her Description follows :
An Absolute Aromatic food, Kashmiri Biriyani with chicken legs is an easy to make biriyani which is a mix of different tates. This is not a spicy one as this takes in lots of milk and apple pieces, thus itself makes a kid favourite.


Long Grain Rice (basmati)2 cup
Chicken legs 6
Milk2 cup
Cream Beaten 1/2 cup Smooth
Sugar1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Cumin Seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Cinnamon1 inch
Bay Leaf 1
Ghee 2 tablespoon
Canned Mixed Fruit1 cup chopped and drained
Ginger garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon each
Edible Rose Petals2 - 3
Saffrona pinch soaked in 1 tablespoon of warm milk
chopped apples 1


  1. Wash rice and soak it for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In the meanwhile take a bowl and mix milk, cream, sugar and salt in it.
  3. Drain rice and keep it aside.
  4. Now, take a pan and heat ghee in it. Put cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamoms and cloves in it.
  5. When the seeds start to crackle, add ginger garlic paste and fry to crisp . top with chicken pieces and fry for 5 minutes . add rice and fry in ghee for 2 minutes.
  6. Add milk and cream mixture to it along with ½ cup water and bring it to boil. Add the chopped apple . When boiled, simmer the flame, cover it with lid and let it cook.
  7. Make sure that the rice is not overcooked and it can be separated too.
  8. Now, gently mix it in drained fruit and sprinkle soaked saffron and finely broken rose petals over it.
  9. Serve it hot with dhal.