Mum’s Chicken Biryani

Marinated chicken thigh meat slow-cooked with basmati rice and Akila’s home made masala. Delicately flavoursome and satisfying.

I learnt to make this unique biryani for my kids but it’s become my signature dish and our best seller. – Chef Akila.


Yorkshire Dales Chicken Thighs (Skinless, Boneless & Diced), Water, Basmati Rice, Onion, Tomatoes, Coconut Milk (Nuts), Ginger, Garlic, Butter Ghee (Milk), Yogurt (Milk), Coriander Leaves, Mint, Green Chilli, Cashew Nuts, Rapeseed Oil, Peanut Oil (Peanuts), Ground Coriander, Salt, Chilli Powder, Garam Masala, Ground Cumin, Cardamom Seeds, Cinnamon, Cloves, Lemon Juice, Turmeric, Ground Black Pepper, Fennel Seeds.

ALLERGEN ADVICE: For Allergens, see Ingredients in bold. Our kitchen is gluten-free but handles other allergens including Sesame, Nuts and Mustard. While we take precautions, traces of other allergens may be present. If you are sensitive to even small traces of allergens please contact us before ordering.


Name per 100g
Energy (kJ) 586.4
Energy (kcal) 138.8
Fat (g) 3
of which saturates (g) 1.2
Carbohydrate (g) 20.0
of which sugars (g) 0.8
Protein (g) 8.3
Salt (g) 0.42
Vitamin K (μg) 8.4

Heating Instructions

Always ensure food is thoroughly heated and piping hot before serving. Please check seasoning and adjust if required. Reduce heating time if defrosted.

MICROWAVE (900W): Cook from frozen. Remove sleeve, pierce film & cook on full power for 5 minutes. Cut-open film, sprinkle 2 tablespoons of water & gently mix. Re-cover and cook for another 3 minutes.
Rest for 2 minutes and stir gently before serving.

OVEN: Cook from Frozen. Time: 40-45 minutes.
Electric: 190°C, Fan: 170°C, Gas: Gas Mark 5
Preheat oven. Remove sleeve and pierce film. Place on a baking tray in centre of oven and heat for 25 minutes. Cut film open, sprinkle 2 tablespoons of water and mix gently. Re-cover and heat further 20 to 25 minutes. Stand for 2 minutes, gently stir, check seasoning and serve.


SERVING: Serve hot with yoghurt/raita/salad. Optionally, with a curry of your choice.

Serves 2 (550g)