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Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Chicken Biryani

By Paleo4beginners

How To Make Chicken Biryani

Growing up in Asia, Fridays were always a big deal in my family and one of the ways that my mother made Fridays special was to always have Chicken Biryani on the menu. This all encompassing meal in one dish is so flavorful, aromatic and simply irresistible. As you can imagine, I missed this fusion of rice and chicken ever since going Paleo until I figured this out…

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Chicken Biryani

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  • 1 kg Chicken (cut into chunks)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 227 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • Small piece of ginger (chopped)
  • 1 x 3 finger pinch chilli powder
  • 4 x 3 finger pinches garam masala
  • 2 x 3 finger pinches turmeric powder
  • 2 x 3 finger pinches coriander powder
  • 2 x 3 finger pinches cumin powder
  • Small bunch of fresh coriander leaves
  • 750 g cauliflower rice
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Salt


  1. In a large bowl, mix onion, coconut milk, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves and all the spices to create a  spicy marinade.
  2. Add the chicken and marinate in the fridge for a couple of hours. Better if you could do this overnight.
  3. When ready, Cook the marinade and chicken over a medium to high heat until cooked through, this takes around 18 minutes. On to the cauliflower rice
  4. Cook the cauliflower rice in a pan in heated oil until soft,. This takes around 9 minutes.
  5. Mix chicken and cauliflower rice, serve and enjoy!


15 Mins (Plus Overnight Marination)

Prep Time

30 Mins

Cooking Time

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Chicken Biryani

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Chicken Biryani
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