Chicken biryani is a complicated (and often greasy) "gourmet" Indian dish. Chicken and rice is a simple, but unremarkable, American one-pot meal. Could we find a happy medium?
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
The best chicken biryani recipes place long-grain basmati at center stage, enriching it with butter, saffron, and a variety of fresh herbs and pungent spices. For our biryani recipe, we browned chicken thighs, then removed the skin before l...