Love Biryani? This Stellar Biryani Made With Leftover Tandoori Chicken Is Sure To Get You Drooling

Biryani is a versatile dish that is made differently in different regions.


  • Biryani is a mouth-watering whole meal that is perfect for all occasions
  • It is made in diffrnt flavours in different regions
  • Here is a delicious biryani recipe with a twist that you’ll love to try

A piping hot pot of aromatic biryani is probably everyone’s go-to dish for every occasion. From a festive treat to a dinner party, to when you craving a pot full of aromatic spices tossed with rice and tender meat, biryani is the answer to all these and more. An evergreen classic, biryani has crossed many borders to be one of the most loved dishes across the globe. The style, flavours and techniques of cooking biryani might differ in different states, the popularity remains intact.

In India, biryani has multiple variations in northern and southern region. While northern region has many vegetable varieties, south boasts of wide variety of biryanis with a different one in different regions. And if you are fan of biryani (which we think why you got here), we’ve got a stellar biryani recipe with a delicious Italian twist. And before you say, classic biryani is the best, this one here is exactly your favourite chicken dum biryani but with an addition of risotto.

(Also Read: 15 Best Biryani Recipes You Can Try At Home)


Dum biryani risotto is a mouth-watering mix of tandoori chicken and biryani masala sautéed with garlic, onion, celery and leeks. It is then combined with risotto, makhani gravy, butter and cream. This interesting blend of biryani is topped with coriander, mint and fried onions before serving along with lemon wedges. The tantalising flavours of makhani gravy and tandoori chicken are sure to make you lick your spoons clean!

This quick and easy biryani recipe is a perfect way to try something new for dinner. And if you’ve got some leftover tandoori chicken or butter chicken gravy at home, dum biryani risotto can be a great way to relish them again!

Find the recipe of dum biryani risotto here. Try the recipe at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.

About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn’t share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.

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