Di’s Chicken Biriyani

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Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 mins


1tsp of Zest Exotic Spice Blend
150g long grain rice
2 cups water approx
1/2 onion diced
lge clove garlic diced
sml nob ginger diced
200g chicken thigh meat diced
50g cashews
15g currants
3 cardamon pods optional


Heat some oil in saucepan, saute onion, garlic and ginger lightly. Add chicken and brown quickly. Add rice and spice. Lower the heat and stir for about a minute or two, add approx 2 cups water to rice and all other ingredients. Cook on Low gas for around 10 – 15 mins with lid on then turn off and leave to sit for as long as you like. garnish with spring onions cut oriental style.

Yum yum!

Created by: Dianne Vickery, Byron Bay