How to Make Parda /Potli biryani

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jun 23, 2022


How to Make chicken  Parda /Potli biryani

Chicken parda/Potli biryani is a very popular biryani layered with aromatic basmati rice, gravy, fried onions and chicken, and other spices which are sealed inside the parda/ potli made with wheat flour and slow cooking in an oven or in a pan; this is How to Make Parda /Potli biryani.

Equipment required

Wok

Grinder

Large vessel

Mixing bowl

Skimmer spatula

Ingredients

  1. Chicken(600 gms)
  2. basmati rice-250 gm
  3. all-purpose flour-250 gm
  4. curd-50 gm
  5. ginger-garlic paste-1 tbsp
  6. Kashmiri red chili powder-1/2 tbsp
  7. turmeric powder-1/2 tbsp
  8. refined oil(for making berista and chicken)-4 tbsp
  9. ghee
  10. Roasted gram flour-2 tbsp
  11. Onions-3
  12. whole spices(green cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, and peppercorns) to make biryani masala
  13. 2 tbsp of milk
  14. few strands of saffron
  15. kewra essence/mitha atar-1 or 2 drops
  16. salt (as required)

How to Make Parda /Potli biryani

Make biryani masala

Heat Tawa or a griddle, and all(green cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, and peppercorns) the whole spices and heat them for 2-3 minutes in high flame and allow them to cool

Parda Potli Biryani step 1

And Put them in a blender

Grind them to make a coarse powder

Parda Potli Biryani step 3

To prepare the saffron milk

  • Take 2 tbsp of milk to soak a few strands of saffron. And add mitha atar or kewra essence.
Parda Potli Biryani step 4
Wash the Basmati rice and let it soak for 2 hours
Parda Potli Biryani step 5

Make onion fry

Take three onions and slice them

Heat oil in a frypan, add the sliced onions and fry them till they turn in brown color, and keep aside.

Parda Potli Biryani step6

Make dough for potli/parda

Take 2 cups of all-purpose flour and add ½ tbsp sugar and salt

Parda Potli Biryani step7

Add activated yeast( prepared with warm water and a pinch of sugar by adding yeast) and water.

Make a big dough and cover it.

Parda Potli Biryani step9

Now to marinate the chicken

Take a mixing bowl, add 2 tbsp roasted gram flour, card, and ginger garlic paste

Parda Potli Biryani step10

Now add fried onions and turmeric powder. red chili powder salt and 1 tbsp oil

Parda Potli Biryani step11

Then add biryani masala.

Parda Potli Biryani step12

Mix well and add the chicken pieces and coat them well, cover and keep them for marinating at least 2 hours.

Parda Potli Biryani step13

Now take a frying pan add 2 tbsp oil and heat it.

Parda Potli Biryani step14

Drop the whole marinated chicken with the paste

Parda Potli Biryani step15

Cover it for 10-12 minutes in simmering

Parda Potli Biryani step16

To make the dough into flat

By this time take that dough and flatten it big size with the help of a rolling pin.

Parda Potli Biryani step17

Make it 2 fold for convenience.

Parda Potli Biryani step18

To cook rice

Take a big vessel to add, add sufficient water, then add 3 bay leaves, 5 cloves ½ stick cinnamon, 2 cardamoms, and 1 tbsp oil, add soaked rice when water starts boiling

Parda Potli Biryani step19
Parda Potli Biryani step20
Parda Potli Biryani step21

Check the rice, if it boils 75%, then switch off the flame and strain it and keep it on a big plate

Parda Potli Biryani step22

Now Chicken is prepared and we will go for make potli or parda  

    To make parda and layer.

Take a hard-bottomed pan, keep it over a griddle /Tawa, (don’t keep directly on heat), and grease it with the help of a brush

Parda Potli Biryani step24

Now carefully place the big flatbread covering the pan and  first put the fry onions, then place the layer of rice

Parda Potli Biryani step25

Add the chicken chunks, biryani masala, fried onions, and saffron milk

Then again the layer of rice covering the chicken chunks

Parda Potli Biryani step27

Now add the gravy, biryani masala, ghee, and fried onions

Parda Potli Biryani step28

And now seal the parda, cover the lid, and put it on a low flame for ten minutes

Parda Potli Biryani step29

After 10 minutes, turn it over, put it in the hot griddle/Tawa, and keep it for 10 minutes.

Parda Potli Biryani step 30

Now transfer it to a serving plate and serve hot.

How to Make Potli parda biryani
How to Make Potli parda biryani

How to Make Parda /Potli biryani

Chicken parda/Potli biryani isa very popular biryani layered with aromatic basmati rice, gravy, fried onionsand chicken and other spices which are sealed inside the parda/potli made by wheat flour and slow cookingin a oven or in a pan; this is How to Make Parda /Potli biryani.
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories

Equipment

  • A kadai or a fry pan
  • grinder
  • wok
  • mixing bowl
  • Big vessel

Ingredients
  

  • 600 gm Chicken
  • 250 gm basmoti rice
  • 200 gm All purpose flour
  • 50 gm curd
  • 2 tbsp  ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp roasted gram flour
  • 3 onion
  • whole spices(greencardamom, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, and peppercorns) to makebiryani masala
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 8-10 strands saffron
  • salt
  • 1-2 drops kewra water

Instructions
 

  • Wash the Basmati rice and let it soak for 2 hours

Make biryani masala

  • HeatTawa or a griddle, and all(green cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, bayleaves, and peppercorns) the whole spices and heat them for 2-3 minutes in highflame and allow them to cool
  • AndPut them in a blender
    Grindthem to make a coarse powder

To prepare the saffron milk

  • Take 2 tbsp of milk for soaking a few strands of saffron in it.And add mitha atar or kewra essence.

Make onion fry

  • Takethree onions and slice them
  • Heatoil in a frypan, add the sliced onions and fry them till they turn in browncolor, and keep aside.

Make a dough for potli/parda

  • Take2 cups of all purpose flour and add ½ tbsp sugar and salt
    Add activated yeast( prepared by warm water and pinch of sugar byadding yeast) and water .
    Make a big dough and cover it.

Now to marinate the chicken

  • Take a mixing bowl, add 2 tbsp roasted gram flour, card and gingergarlic paste
    Now add fried onions, turmeric powder. red chili powder salt and 1tbsp oil
    Then add biryani masala.
    Mix well and add the chiken pieces and coat them well, cover and keep them for marinating atleat 2 hours.
    Now take a frying pan add 2 tbsp oil and heat it.
    Drop the whole marinated chiken with paste
    Cover it for 10-12 minutes in simmering
    paste

To make the dough into flat

  • By this time take that dough and flat it in big size by the helpof rolling pin.
    Make it 2 fold for convenience.

To cook rice

  • Takea big vessel to add, add sufficient water, then add 3 bay leaves, 5 cloves ½stick cinnamon, 2 cardamoms, and 1 tbsp oil, add soaked rice when water startsboiling
    Checkthe rice, if it boils 75%, then switch off the flame and strain it and keep iton a big plate

Now Chicken is prepared andwe will go for making potli or parda

    To make parda and layer.

    • Take a hard bottomed pan, and keep it over a griddle /tawa, (don’tkeep directly on heat)and grease it with the help of a brush
      Now carefully place the big flat bread covering the pan and  first put the fry onions, then place the layerof rice
      Then add the chiken chunks, biryani masala, fried onions andsaffron milk
      Then again the layer of rice covering the chiken chunks
      Then add the gravy, biryani masala, ghee and fried onions
      And now seal the parda, and cover the lid and and put it in a lowflame for ten minutes
      After 10 minutes , turn it over and put it in the hot griddle/tawa,and keep it for 10 minutes.
      Now transfer it into a serving plate and serve hot.

    If you like this biryani recipe, then you can go for other biryani recipes like ilish biryani, mutton biryani


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