Chicken Pulao

SpicySpicy Served HotServed Hot
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Listed in : Non-Vegetarian , Non-Vegetarian Chicken , Non-Vegetarian Fast Foods , Non-Vegetarian Snacks , Non-Vegetarian Rices

Its been long time i shared Chicken recipes in my space. One of my friend requested me to share some Non vegetarian recipes, particularly she asked me for easy and quick chicken recipes. And me too felt that i have only few Chicken & one Fish recipes on my Non Vegetarian Recipe Index and wanted to add some more recipes to it. So after long time started cooking chicken on Sundays :)

 

Servings: 4 Preparation time:
Ingredients:
  • Basmati Rice, Basmathi Rice Basmati Rice 2 cups(i used 160 ml cup)
  • Onions, Raw, Onion Onion 2 large (sliced)
  • Green Chillies, Chilies, Hot Chili, Green, Raw, Chilli, Chilly Green chili 5 (or 6 no. / slit open)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste, Ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Curry Leaf, Murraya Koenigi, Karivepallai, Curry Leaves, dry curry leaves Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Dhania Powder , Coriander Powder, Corriander Powder, NITU DIDIS CORIANDER POWDER, Coriander Pd Coriander Powder 2 tsp
  • Turmeric, Ground,powder, Haldi, Nitu Didi turmeric powder Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt Salt to taste
  • Mint Powder, Mint Masala, Pudina Mint 1(to 2) tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Coriander Leaf Corriander, Cilantro Leaves, Green, Leaves, Parsley Leaves, Coriander ( Cilantro)coriander leaves 1(to 2) tbsp (finely chopped)
  • To Temper:
  • Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, Cooking Oil 2-3 tbsp
  • Cumin Seed, Shahi Jeera, Nitu Didi cumin seed (Shahi Jeera/Black) Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin Seed, Shahi Jeera, Nitu Didi cumin seed Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder, Cardamom Pd, Choti Elaichi, Cardamom, Cardamon, Elachi Cardamom 3
  • Cinnamon, Ground, Cinamon, Dalchini, Cinnamon Powder, Cinnamon Sticks Cinnamon 1 (1" stick)
  • Cloves, Ground, Clove, Lavang Clove 4
  • To Marinate:
  • Chicken, Meat And Skin And Giblets And Neck, Raw, Boneless Chicken Chicken 1 lb (or less/i used boneless, skinless chicken breast)
  • Yogurt, Plain, Low Fat, Curd, yoghurt Yogurt 1/4 cup
  • Curry Leaf, Murraya Koenigi, Karivepallai, Curry Leaves, dry curry leaves Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Red Chili Powder, Paprika, Deggi Mirch, Red Chilli Powder, Red Chilly, Red Ch Chili Powder 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric, Ground,powder, Haldi, Nitu Didi turmeric powder Turmeric Powder a pinch
  • Saunf Fennel Seed, Fennel seeds (sombu ) 1/4 tsp
  • Mint Powder, Mint Masala, Pudina Mint 1tsp (finely chopped)
  • Coriander Leaf Corriander, Cilantro Leaves, Green, Leaves, Parsley Leaves, Coriander Cilantro 1tsp (finely chopped)
  • To Dry Roast & Grind:
  • Poppy Seed, Khus Khus Poppy Seeds 1.5 tbsp
  • Cinnamon, Ground, Cinamon, Dalchini, Cinnamon Powder, Cinnamon Sticks Cinnamon 1( 2" stick)
  • Cloves, Ground, Clove, Lavang Clove 3 (or 4 no.)
  • Coconut , Raw, Fresh Coconut 1/4 cup (shredded)

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • First wash and drain chicken, then add chicken to a bowl, then add other ingredients under the heading "To marinate" and mix well and cover with cling wrap and rest for 20-25 minutes.
  • Meanwhile wash and soak basmati rice, grind ginger garlic past, chop onions, cilantro and mint leaves and keep everything ready.
  • Heat a pan,dry roast poppy seeds, cinnamon, clove for few minutes then grind it to a smooth paste along with coconut and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil on a large skillet, add the tempering ingredients then add sliced onions and saute for a minute and add ginger garlic paste, pinch of turmeric powder and saute till the raw smell leaves.
  • Then add green chili, curry leaves and stir fry for few seconds and now add the ground coconut paste and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • And add coriander powder and stir fry for another minute and add marinated chicken and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Then cover the chicken with lid and cook till chicken gets cooked and tender.
  • After that add soaked and drained rice,chopped cilantro n mint leaves and stir fry for 1-2 minutes and add enough water and salt and cook till the rice done.
  • Lastly add some finely chopped cilantro, fluff the rice and serve hot with raita.
  • Notes:
  • Using Shahi jeera gives nice flavor n taste to the pulao but u can skip if u don't have it and add cumin seeds alone.
  • Adjust green chili amount to your taste, we love it spicy :)
  • You can also add 11/2 tbsp ghee and 11/2 tbsp oil for more rich and flavorful pulao.

Cook's Tip:
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Add cardamom peels to the tea canister, instead of throwing them away. It will lend a very subtle flavour of cardamom to every cup of tea you brew!
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Whole cinnamon sticks gives a spicy aroma to food. Whole sticks are used and later removed. Ground cinnamon are normally used in baking.
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