Hyderabadi Briyani

Every day in the kitchen, every recipe is special when made with premium, high quality spices from Orika. Bring home the authentic, delightful flavours of Hyderabadi Biryani with our Orika Special Recipe suitable for preparation with Veggies or Chicken.

Servings: 3-4 Serving | Total Time: Prep Time 20min | Cooking Time 20-30min


  • 500 gms chicken curry cut for Chicken briyani
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 cups of freshly chopped vegetables for veg briyani
  • 2 ½ tbsp ORIKA’s Hyderabadi Biryani
  • 100ml curd
  • 1 ½ cup of basmati rice
  • 1 nos sliced & fried onion
  • 2-3 nos fresh mint leaves


Step 1For Chicken Biryani, marinate 500 gms of chicken with 1 tbsp of Orika’s Hydrabadi Rice Seasoning with 100 ml of curd for minimum 20 minutes.

Step 2Heat some oil in a pan & add 1 tbsp of salt and 1 tbsp of ginger garlic paste in the same pan and sauté till the raw smell goes off.

Step 3Add 2 cups of freshly chopped vegetables/marinated chicken pieces and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4Simply add 2 ½ tbsp of ORIKA’s Hyderabadi Biryani Seasoning to the mixture and fry for 3-4 minutes till you get an aroma.

Step 5Pour 100ml of water/curd and cook until the vegetables/chicken becomes tender.

Step 6While your vegetables/chicken are/is getting cooked, cook 1 ½ cup of basmati rice separately by adding a pinch of salt to it. Make sure that the rice is neither too mushy nor too dry.

Step 7Simply add the cooked rice to the vegetables/chicken pan and mix them gently.

Step 8Garnish your dish with fresh coriander leaves and 1 sliced & fried onion & 2-3 nos of fresh mint leaves, and then cover the rim of the pan with a foil.

Step 9For a dum effect, just place the covered pan over medium hot tawa at a medium high flame for 7 minutes and on a low flame for 15 minutes, then let your biryani rest for some time.

Step 10Your quick, yet flavorful Chicken/Vegetables Dum Hyderabadi Biriyani is ready to be served hot.