Chicken Tikka Biryani...

Preparation Method: 
Mix the marination ingredients into a paste and marinate the chicken for 2-3 hours.
Once marinated, cook the whole marinated mixture with chicken on a tava for 10-12 minutes.

For gravy, heat oil. Add finely chopped onions. When golden brown, add chopped tomatoes and cook till thick gravy. Add powder masalas, salt and yoghurt. Cook till the oil seperates. Now add the chicken tikka pieces and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat.

Boil rice with elaichi, zeera, salt and cloves. Dont cook them completely. When they are 80% done, drain the water and add the rice on top of the chicken gravy. Cover the lid and cook on very low heat for 15-20 minutes.
- For marination:
* Chicken 500 gms
* Yoghurt 2 tbsp
* Green paste 1 tbsp
* Tikka masala powder 2 tbsp
* Fried onion (crushed) 1 tbsp
* Crushed red chillies 1 tsp
* Lemon juice 1 tbsp
* Oil 2 tbsp
- For gravy:
* Oil 4 tbsp
* Onion 1 medium
* Tomato 1 medium
* Red chilli powder 1 tsp
* Yoghurt 4 tbsp
- For Rice:
* Rice 500 gm
* Elaichi 1
* Zeera 1 tsp
* Clove 4-5
Preparation Time: 
45min + marination time
Chef's Name: 
Saleem Pothiwala