Easy Chicken Biryani

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 8
Easy Chicken Biryani
Health Rating


2 tbsp Canola oil
1 cup White onion (finely chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 tbsp minced Ginger root (finley grated)
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Coriander, ground
3/4 tsp Turmeric, ground
1/2 tsp Cardamom, ground
3 clove Cloves
1 stick(s) Cinnamon
1 1/3 cup Basmati rice, dry (well rinsed)
454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cut into strips)
1/3 cup Greek yogurt, plain, fat-free
2 large Tomato (diced)
3 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
4 sprig Cilantro (coriander) (for garnish)


In saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat and sauté onion, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon for 2 minutes to bring out flavours.

Stirring constantly, add rice, chicken, yogurt, tomato and broth; cover and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes or until rice is tender, chicken is cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Remove from stove and let stand for 5 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 234
Calories from fat 46
Calories from saturated fat 6.6
Total Fat 5.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 33 mg
Sodium 261 mg
Potassium 467 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 17.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat 0.6
Vegetables 0.9

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