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cut chicken pieces, wash them well and drain excess water out. Then add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, whole spices such as cardamom powder, cinnamon, cloves, shahi jeera, garam masala powder.
Add Yogurt and green chilli paste. Take some green chillies, few cilantro leaves
Add crushed fried onions.
Add the strained rice. Spread evenly. Do not make layers. Add all the rice
add the crushed fried onions, chopped coriander and mint leaves, saffron strands soaked in milk,saffron food color, clarified butter/ ghee. Dum on high flame for 10 minutes and on low flame for 30 minutes.