Teh Wali Biryani Recipe by Shireen Anwar

Teh Wali Biryani Recipe by Shireen Anwar


Teh Wali Biryani (Layered Biryani)
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

If you are a desi food lover, try this delicious Teh Wali biryani recipe by Shireen Anwar at home. Flavorful and spicy. Aromatic rice are slow-cooked with chicken, traditional spices and some veggies.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Servings: 6
Chef: Shireen Anwar
  • 1 kg Chicken, cut into 12 pices
  • 1/2 kg Yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds Roasted & Crushed
  • 2 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Orange food color
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1-1/2 tsp Salt
  • 750 gm Rice boiled till 1 kani done and 3 kani raw with 2 tbsp salt
  • 3 medium Tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 medium Potatoes, cut into thick slices
  • 1/2 cup Oil or Ghee
  • 6 Cloves
  • 6 Black pepper
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 1/2 1/2 Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 1/2 Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 8 Green chilies, finely chopped
Cooking Method
  1. Place chicken in a large mixing bowl.Add yogurt, chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin seed, food color and salt. Mix well. Cover and marinate for at least 2 hours.

  2. In a heavy bottom skillet, layer sliced potatoes, and marinated chicken, sprinkle whole spices. Cook for at least 30 minutes on low flame or until chicken is almost done.

  3. Layred with tomato slices, mint leaves, chopped coriander and green chilies.

  4. Now layered with boiled rice(1 kani), drizzle oil on top of rice.

  5. Cover the pot and cook on medium flame for 20 minutes. Then put on dum for another 20 mins, mix and dish it out. Delicious Teh wali Biryani is ready to serve. 

Serving Suggestions

Serve with raita and salad.


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