1. Soak the rice in warm water for 15-20 minutes in the chicken add curd, Ginger-Garlic paste,Turmeric powder, red chili powder, Garam masala powder, 1/3 of fried onions, salt to taste. Mix it well and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Now,take a vessel add the soaked and washed rice,cloves,cinnamon stick,cardamom,bay leaves,1/4 teaspoon salt and 6 cups of water and set it on fire and cook still its 80% done.After coking drain the rice and keep aside.
  3. Now after 15 minutes take a pan and pour 2 tablespoon Ghee and add the marinated chicken cook it in the high flame with a lid.After some time add 1 cup water.Stir it occasionally,and cook it till the chicken is done perfectly and the gravy is thick.
  4. Now take a heavy bottom vessel and pour all the cooked chicken first then layered cooked rice,then add fired onions,coriander leaves,mint leaves,ghee and cover the utensil for 15-20 minutes.Check the rice after that if its perfectly cooked its ready to serve. Serve it with Curd Raita n onions.
Quick Chicken Biryani(for 2 serves)