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How To Make Chicken Tikka Biryani – an authentic Recipe

How To Make Chicken Tikka Biryani – an authentic Recipe

Introducing the delectable Chicken Tikka Biryani, a fusion of two iconic desi delicacies, Chicken Tikka and Biryani. This tantalizing combination creates a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds craving for more. Our special recipe includes all the essential components typically found in traditional biryanis. With its aromatic spices and fragrant basmati rice, this Tikka Biryani is a true gastronomic delight. If you are a fan of zesty and fiery dishes, this biryani is a match made in heaven for you. Indulge in the perfect blend of succulent chicken tikka and aromatic biryani, as you embark on a culinary adventure like no other. Treat yourself to the ultimate experience of Chicken Tikka Biryani, also known as Tikka Biryani.


Recipe of Tikka Biryani:

Chicken Tikka Biryani

The recipe for this kind of biryani is a little bit complex than other biryanis. The reason is that in this recipe you have to make two separate dishes. One is Tikka Botti and another one is Chicken Korma. But you don’t have to worry about that, I have mentioned a simple and easy to cook recipe.  


Major Ingredients For Chicken Tikka Biryani:



Ginger Garlic Paste


Black peppers



Mint Leaves

Star anise

Cinnamon Sticks


Cumin Seeds



Green Chillies

Lemon Juice

Basmati Rice


Yellow Food Colour


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Chicken Tikka Biryani Recipe

May 9, 2021
: 5
: 40 min
: 1 hr 10 min
: 1 hr 50 min
: High Difficulty Level

Chicken Tikka Biryani is a newly emerged biryani type. This biryani is very famous in Pakistani as well as in other food cuisines like Turkish, Afghani, etc. In this recipe card, you can find a best Pakistani Chicken Tikka Biryani.


  • For Chicken Marination and Qorma:
  • 6 medium onions (sliced)
  • 1 packet of Tikka Masala (Homemade preferred)
  • 12 Green Chillies
  • 1 bunch of mint leaves
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 cup oil
  • 2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • For Rice:
  • ¾ kg Basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp Kewra water
  • 10 whole black peppers
  • 5 cloves
  • 5 green cardamom
  • 3 black cardamom
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 piece of Cinnamon Stick
  • Spices:
  • 1 tbsp Grama masala powder
  • 1 ½ red chilli powder
  • One tbsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp of coriander powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch of Maze (Crushed)
  • 1 pinch of Nutmeg (Crushed)
  • For Garnish:
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 lemons cut up in slices
  • 1 cup of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp yellow food colour
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup of onion (Fried)
  • Step 1 For Tikka Boti:
  • Step 2 Marinate Chicken pieces in Tikka masala and leave it for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Step 3 Smoke the marinated chicken pieces with a piece of coal.
  • Step 4 Turn on the flame.
  • Step 5 Set a parchment paper in a baking tray.
  • Step 6 Spry roasting spry and cooking oil onto it generously.
  • Step 7 Place the chicken pieces on the baking tray and spray another layer of cooking oil on top of the chicken pieces.
  • Step 8 Place the tray in the oven and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Step 9 For the last 5 minutes turn on the grill for nice char.
  • Step 10 You can also, alternatively, grill the chicken on a fry pan and grill pan.
  • Step 11 For Chicken Qorma
  • Step 12 Take a pan.
  • Step 13 Add oil, sliced onions, green chillies and mint leaves.
  • Step 14 Cook them on medium flame until they become crispy.
  • Step 15 Remove half of the onions and set aside.
  • Step 16 Remove out most of the oil also.
  • Step 17 Add ½ cup of water and turn the flame back on at medium.
  • Step 18 Add, tomatoes, salt, ginger-garlic paste, and all spices.
  • Step 19 Now, cook until oil separates.
  • Step 20 At low flame add another ½ cup of water.
  • Step 21 Then, add yoghurt and some food colour.
  • Step 22 Simmer the Qorma for 15 minutes with a lid.
  • Step 23 After 15 minutes your qorma is ready.
  • Step 24 Rice
  • Step 25 Take a separate pan and add water to it.
  • Step 26 Add salt, vinegar, oil, kewra water, and whole spices.
  • Step 27 Boil that water.
  • Step 28 Add rice in boiling water.
  • Step 29 Boil rice for about 5 minutes.
  • Step 30 Final Cooking
  • Step 31 Take a compatible pan.
  • Step 32 Add 1/3 of the rice to the bottom of the pan.
  • Step 33 Then add some mint leaves and fried onions.
  • Step 34 Add 2-3 lemon slices.
  • Step 35 Add Chicken Tikka Chicken with its gravy.
  • Step 36 Sprinkle a little lemon juice.
  • Step 37 Repeat the process until the finished rice is on the top layer.
  • Step 38 Sprinkle yellow food colour.
  • Step 39 Add garnish material.
  • Step 40 Lid the pan and add aluminium foil between the lid and pan for a better seal.
  • Step 41 Turn on the flame on medium heat for 8-10 minutes.
  • Step 42 Then, turn the flame on low heat for another 8 minutes.
  • Step 43 Lastly, let the Chicken Tikka biryani rest for 10 minutes.
  • Step 44 Your delicious Chicken tikka Biryani is ready.
  • Step 45 Serve with Salad and yoghurt.

CREDIT: Butteroverbae.com

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