The Most Popular Pakistani Dish: Traditional Sindhi Biryani Recipe by Zubaida Aapa

The traditional Sindhi biryani is full of aroma of green mint, chillies and coriander with all spice. Sindhi Biryani is a special meat and rice biryani dish originating from the Sindh province of Pakistan. Owing to its popularity, it forms one of the most consumed dishes of Pakistani cuisine.

Source:  Zubaida Tariq (Zubaida Aapa)
  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Rice 2 ½ cup
  • Plum 5 – 6
  • Red chilli powder 1 ½ tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 ½ tbsp
  • Tomato 4
  • Potato 4
  • Green chilli 6
  • Mint 1 bunch
  • Lemon 4
  • Yogurt 1 ½ cup
  • Onion 4 (sliced)
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Food colour 1 pinch
  • Oil 1 ½ cup

Cooking Directions:

  • Put oil in a pan and pre heat oil and cook onion in it till it become golden brown.
  • Then take it out on absorbent sheet.
  • Now put chicken, salt and ginger garlic paste and cook it till water dries.
  • Blend brown onion, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, chili powder and yogurt together
  • Add the mixture in chicken along with plum and stir fry.
  • Cook it for 5 minutes and add ½ cup of water.
  • Boil rice by adding salt, little mint leaves and green chili, drain when its partially cooked.
  • Fry tomato and potato, put lemon juice, mint and green chilli in chicken and mix it well.
  • Layer half of rice and spread chicken batter on top of it, then put remaining rice.
  • Now add mint and green chilli and add food color dissolved in milk, pour on top, cover the lid and simmer.
  • When steam comes out dish it out.