This Indian-inspired classic, is a low-carb Biryani made with riced cauliflower instead of rice. It’s also Keto and Gluten-free.

Cauliflower Rice Chicken Biryani

Cauliflower Rice Chicken Biryani infuses all the delicious authentic flavors of the Classic Indian Chicken Biryani while lightening up the recipe up with cauliflower rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Cauliflower Rice Chicken Biryani, Chicken Biryani, low carb Chicken Biryani, whole30 Chicken Biryani
Servings: 4
Calories: 221kcal


  • 1 lb. Antibiotic Free Fresh (ABF) Chicken Breasts, cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. Grated ginger
  • 1 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. Garam masala
  • ¾ tsp. Ground turmeric
  • ¼ tsp. Chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tsp. Ghee Clarified Butter
  • 1 Large yellow onion, diced
  • 1-2 Hot green chili pepper, sliced
  • 2 pkgs. 6 cups Garlic Riced Cauliflower
  • ¼ cup Chopped cilantro
  • lemon wedges, for serving


  • Season the chicken with 1 teaspoon salt, ginger, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric and lemon juice.
  • In a large skillet over high heat, add 1 teaspoon ghee. Add half of the chicken and cook until browned, and cooked through, about 5 minutes stirring halfway.
  • Set aside and repeat with the remaining ghee and chicken. Set aside.
  • Add 2 teaspoons ghee to the skillet, reduce heat to medium-high and add the onion, cook until they become golden about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the green chili, cauliflower rice, remaining 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric.
  • Cook, stirring until tender, about 6 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken and garnish with cilantro.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.


Serving: 1 3/4 cups, Calories: 221kcal

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size96g

  • Amount Per ServingCalories221
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 6.5g 10%
    • Cholesterol 92mg 31%
    • Sodium 646mg 27%
    • Total Carbohydrate 11.5g 4%
      • Sugars 5.5g
    • Protein 30g 60%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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