Chicken Dum Biryani in Pressure Cooker | कुकरमध्ये चिकन दम बिर्याणी कशी बनवायची ?

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If you wish to make biryani and you don’t have the cooking pot in which biryani is generally made, you can just make it in a pressure cooker which tastes just as it would in a hotel Today I am going to show you how to make the chicken biryani in a cooker at home Here I have 1/2 kg of chicken containing leg pieces which I have properly washed for 1/2 kg of chicken we need 1/2 kg or 3 mugs full Basmati rice Buy he Basmati rice specially used for making biryani which is available in markets wash the rice properly and then keep it soaked for half an hour To make the brown onion I have taken 5-6 medium-sized onions vertically chopped rub some salt on the chopped onion spread out the onion pieces properly and keep the salted onion like that for about 15 minutes now I’ll make the masala powder needed for biryani take 5-6 black peppercorns, 4-5 cloves, 3-4 cinnamon sticks and a teaspoon of caraway (shahjeera) crush these with a pestle if you don’t wish to make the masala at home, you can just bring the biryani masala from the market you can also make a grainy crush of these in a mixer to make the ginger-garlic paste, crush 8-10 garlic cloves then add some peeled and chopped ginger I have used one big piece of ginger for this since it tastes great when we get a small piece of ginger or garlic in our mouth, we aren’t making a fine paste and are keeping it grainy if you don’t like that, just make a fine paste in a mixer bowl after 15-20 minutes the onion has lost some water squeeze the water out of it heat the oil properly and fry the onion keep the flame high so that the onion becomes properly crispy take it out when it becomes light brown in colour if it gets even a bit darker, it would taste a bit bitter let’s fry some cashewnuts in the same oil the onion has become really very crispy you can keep this fried onion ready even before you start making the biryani and you just keep it in a air-tight container to ensure that it remains crispy now add some salt on the chicken half a teaspoon of turmeric powder, the spice masala that we crushed earlier, the ginger-garlic paste, 1-2 chopped chillies and 2 teaspoons or according to your preference of spiciness, some red chilly powder squeeze half a lemon add 1 cup of curd and mix everything really good add big slices of a tomato a lot of chopped coriander and some pudina leaves (mint) 1 cup of fried onion crush it and add mix everything well add 2-3 spoons of ghee and mix everything again keep it covered for half an hour to marinate add some saffron in some warm milk and keep it aside by now our rice has been soaked for half an hour now take some water, 3 times the rice and heat it in a cooking pot once the water boils add some salt 2-3 Indian bay leaves, 3-4 cardamom I have beaten these cardamom a bit so that it gives the true aroma and taste of the cardamom 3-4 cinnamon stick pieces 3-4 black peppercorns 3-4 cloves 1 teaspoon of caraway (shahjeera) these spices are necessarily added according to you preference for spiciness, add 2 medium-spicy chilly pieces add 1 teaspoon of ghee take half a lemon, remove the seeds and squeeze it in this water remove the water out of the rice or you can strain the water out in a sieve add the rice in this water keep the flame medium to high the spices give a beautiful taste to the rice the water is boiling keep a lid on it now I have kept the flame on low remove the lid after 2-3 minutes the rice is half cooked but not raw it also break easily don’t cook the rice completely it should be just enough to keep it spread out, not sticky and the grains do not lose their shape now strain the rice through a sieve you can use the strained water to make some thin curry or soup keep the hot rice in a cooking vessel and cover it with a lid the rice is ready add 1 teaspoon of ghee mix the rice gently by now the chicken is beautifully marinated add 2 tablespoons of oil in a pressure cooker apply the oil to the base of the cooker properly spread out the marinated chicken pieces use a flat base cooker for this now add a layer of rice on it put half of the cooked rice very gently and spread it without breaking it now sprinkle some chopped mint leaves and coriander sprinkle the fried onion add the remaining rice the rice is almost 70% cooked the chicken loses some water due to the salt and curd hence it cooks in that much water only we don’t let the cooker whistle and let the chicken cook under the pressure if you feel that the rice is very dry, then sprinkle some water above it or else it doesn’t need any water again sprinkle some mint leaves and coriander add the saffron that soaked in warm milk before sprinkle some fried onion again and sprinkle the fried cashewnuts too put on the cooker lid keep the whistle on the lid to avoid letting out the steam from the cooker I had kept a tawa to heat for about 5 minutes keep the cooker on it the cooker gets a hard base below because of the tawa and the possibility of burning the biryani becomes very low don’t let the cooker whistle blow keep it on the low pressure without letting out the steam and cook the chicken keep it on high flame for 10 minutes then on medium for 10 minutes and then on low for 10 minutes to cook the biryani before switching off the flame, turn the flame high for about a minute let the tawa get hot and then switch off the flame let the cooker cool down on the tawa the cooker has almost cooled down now to give a nice tandoori flavour to the biryani generally a coal piece is heated and the biryani is smoked but at home it is not possible that we would get the coal easily in such cases you can roast a coconut shell piece on a mesh on a flame even if the video is of 8-10 minutes, the time taken to collect all the ingredients and make the final product, is 2 to 2 and half hours which is why do all the steps carefully when the coconut shell catches fire, switch off the flame make sure it burns properly when the shell becomes completely black blow air open the lid keep a cup inside and the burnt shell in it add a teaspoon of ghee on it it enhances the smoke so cover it quickly after a minute or so, remove the lid most people don’t like this smoky flavour in such case you can skip this step not everyone has the typical utensil needed to make biryani if you are a bachelor or live in another country it is possible that you have limited utensils you can then just use a cooker and make hotel-like biryani at home the chicken is beautifully cooked sprinkle some fried onion and serve hot you can check all the ingredients below in the description box Do let me know your thoughts about the video in the comment box below! 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100 comments on “Chicken Dum Biryani in Pressure Cooker | कुकरमध्ये चिकन दम बिर्याणी कशी बनवायची ?”

  1. Rani Kadam says:

    Khup sundar tai

  2. LITTLE DANCER says:

    Very nice

  3. Rawda Awad says:

    Thanks sister
    I would ask you
    What did you burn is that coconut shell

  4. Surekha Maghade says:

    tai tumhi chikan shijun ghet ka nahi

  5. Priya Gawas says:

    Nice recipe and idea madam

  6. Pooja Pawar says:

    Chicken biryani chya khup video pahilya pan tumchi video mala khup jast aavadli….1 no

  7. Dhanashri Giranje says:

    खूप‌छान मी उद्याच करून बघणार आहे मस्त थॅक्यू ताई

  8. KASBE SWATI says:

    पण madam चिकन परतुन घ्यावं लागतं की नाही पाणी घालून

  9. Vaibhav Kaktikar says:


  10. Vaibhav Kaktikar says:

    Khupach chhan tai

  11. Geeta Babar says:

    Wow…today I will make it

  12. Praribha Lembhe says:

    Tandul konte use karta

  13. Varsha Kadam says:


  14. Aisha Love butey and fashion says:

    Khup cahan

  15. Sandip Sandhbhore says:


  16. Krusha Dhaware says:


  17. Rohini Ghatge says:

    wow..nice..khalbatta khup aavdla mla..kute milel asa same?

  18. SeesRenuka Misal says:

    Khoop mast. Thanks

  19. DILIP CHURI says:

    atishai sunder

  20. Nisha Nilekar says:

    Perfect… Itkya sundar padhatine samjaval… Me nakki try karen…

  21. priyanka londhe says:

    Khup chhan recipe . Khup chhan explain krta

  22. Kundan Singh says:

    Your recipe is too good… and your voice and way of explanation is very nice.. i love your channel..

  23. Yogesh Jadhav says:


  24. Dipali Yerme says:

    Khup mast

  25. Mahesh Shinde says:

    40 lokana kiti kg tandhul v chicken ghyave

  26. samir kulkarni says:


  27. Supriya Mahipal says:

    Khup chan

  28. Meena Sawant says:

    👌👌👌👌 Mas6

  29. vijay gaikwad says:

    No 1 cokar biryani

  30. Aju 1818 says:

    Nad khula recipe 😊😊

  31. Shreyas Yadav says:

    Mastach ……. all biryani lovers like the comments and video

  32. paurush rajpoot says:

    अच्छा तरीका है बिरयानी बनाने का ।

  33. shirish sakate says:

    Very nice so easy

  34. shripad bhujbal says:

    खूपच खूप रेसिपी आवडली घरी ही रेसिपी करतो नक्की……….आभार

  35. shripad bhujbal says:

    रेसिपी छान सोपी पध्दती ने समजावून सांगितली………….आभार

  36. sandy sandy says:

    खूपच छान मॅडम
    पण चिकन शिजत का त्यात

  37. Ankur Kakade says:

    खुप छान👌

  38. Vidhyadhar Gholap says:

    Mouth watering… ❤️💋

  39. Pranjal More says:

    Khupch chan

  40. renuka bodakhe says:


  41. Mohini Vispute says:


  42. Hetal Kadam says:

    Mast…….khup mast

  43. Sayali Pawar says:

    Khup chan

  44. Vijay Patil says:


  45. Manisha Deodhare says:

    Please share veg biryani

  46. Seema Unable says:

    Seema K Ubale. Biryani Chan zhali ahe.

  47. Akshaya K says:

    Mast recipe mahoool

  48. pramod lalsare says:

    ताई खुप छान समजून सांगितले धन्यवाद !

  49. Mayuri Samarth says:

    Wow…baghayla tr khupc chhan dist ahe..mi pn try krnar hi recipe..

  50. Rupali Shekade says:

    Khooop chhan ….mast…

  51. Pramod Gaikwad says:

    खुपच छान रेसिपी आणी फार सोपी सुद्धा आहे.

  52. Sagar Khandve says:

    Chan aajun non veg recipe dakhva👍👍👍

  53. Suraj Devgude says:

    खुप छान

  54. Samir Inamdar says:


  55. Nilophar Aatar says:


  56. Snehal Talekar says:

    Tai cookar chi shitti kadhaychi ka nahi

  57. Nilima Jundre says:


  58. Sanas corner says:



    Khup chaan

  60. Amruta Waikar says:

    chhan samajaun sangata. karvantichi idea aavadali

  61. Sheetal Sathe says:

    Khup chan 👌👌👌

  62. Jesus Christ says:

    Super mam

  63. Sanskruti Saigaonkar says:

    Amazing 😍👌🙌

  64. Vaishali Ayare says:

    Khup Sundar….Mi hya padhatine 4 te 5 vela Keli….

  65. Sheron Fernandes says:

    Thank you thai

  66. Raghavendra Holegar says:

    For 2 kg rice & 2 kg chicken how much oil we should use

  67. Neha Dike says:

    Chan…khup mast

  68. mahesh dawkhar says:

    सेम अशी बनवत असतो
    पण कुकर ची शिट्टी काढून ठेवत असतो ,
    यांनी काही चवीला फरक पडेल का ?

  69. Supriya Mokal says:


  70. Mukesh Bohat says:

    एक दम कडक आहे बिरीयानी

  71. GANESH INGALE says:


  72. GANESH INGALE says:

    Very nice

  73. Aryan Thokal says:


  74. Durga Harpale says:

    Kuf chan aahe recipe

  75. Anna Ainkat says:

    Khup chaan

  76. Gauri Gupta says:

    Rice kontya brand cha aahe

  77. Vithal Khedekar says:


  78. loren vaz says:

    Wow wonderful. Thank you madam

  79. Ritika Sawant says:


  80. Rajashree Adhal says:


  81. Tushar Awatade says:


  82. bhavin dhruv says:


  83. Shruti Divekar says:

    Khup chaan 👌

  84. Nishant Sakat says:

    khup chan

  85. Kalpesh Bhosale says:


  86. Sangita Lanjekar says:

    Khup bhari..👍👍

  87. Parvin Momin says:

    Mam it's really nice recipe mi jaroor try karnar

  88. shreya malgikar says:

    Very nice 😋

  89. parasharam more says:

    Super dede

  90. hanumant humbe says:

    So yummy

  91. sudarshan kawade says:

    1 no

  92. Dhananjay Thombare says:


  93. Apurva Sawant says:


  94. Reena Naik says:


  95. Heena yss says:

    Nice …

  96. Salunke Jaya Anand Salunke says:


  97. Aarti Karmarkar says:

    खुप छान करुन बघेन

  98. Raj Pandit says:

    खूप सोपी आणि छान रेसिपी आहे मी भरपूर रेसिपी पाहिली पण मला जेवढे काही आवडली नाही ही खूपच छान 🙏🙏

  99. Priyanka Mane says:

    Khup yummy diste biryani

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