Hydrabadi Chicken Biryani

The Hydrabadi Tarka base is one of the most versatile flavours in the Tarka range and also the best seller for a reason; the intense flavours lend themselves perfectly to many different types of dish. The Hydrabadi Biryani is a traditional favourite taking 45 minutes to prepare and will comfortably serve 4. 


  • 1 jar (270g) Hydrabadi Tarka Sauce
  • 125g mixed vegetables
  • 375g diced  chicken breast
  • 250g white basmati rice


  • Soak the basmati rice in water for at least 30 minutes
  • Fry 375g of chicken in 2tbsp oil for 3-5 minutes until sealed
  • Add the mixed vegetables to the pan
  • Add one jar (270g) of Hydrabadi Tarka Sauce
  • Add 300ml water and 120ml of double cream and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the rice, and add to the curry pot. Mix together and add boiling water to just cover the rice.
  • Add the lid and allow to cook through on a very low heat for 10-12 minutes until the rice is cooked all the way through.
  • Garnish with crispy fried onions and fresh coriander and serve with green salad, raita or choice of chutney.
Get the Hydrabadi Tarka Sauce here

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