Saturday, May 7, 2011

Chicken Pulav



Ingrediants:-
  • Chicken -1 kg
  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups 
  • Onion -3 nos/..
  • Tomato -2 big
  • G.chillies - 10 (adjust according to your taste)
  • mint leaves -3 tbsp
  • Bay leaf  - 3 
  • Cloves -3
  • Cardamom -2
  • Cinnamon -2
  • Fennel seeds -1/4 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste-2 tsp 
  • Coriander leaves - 6tbsp (small bunch)
  • Coconut milk-1/2 cup
  • Pepper powder -1/3 tsp
  • Cashew -10
  • Saffron - a pinch..
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Ghee -1 tbsp
  • water- 2.5cups
  • Salt


Method:-
  1. Wash and Soak basmati rice in water for 30 mins.Drain and keep it aside.
  2. In a pressure cooker add oil and ghee ,once it is hot add the fenugreek seeds, cloves, cinnamon, staranise, bayleaf, cardamom.and fry well.
  3. Add onion ,green chillies and saute till onion becomes soft and translucent.
  4. Add Ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes.
  5. Add tomato and cook for few mins till tomato is all mashed up.
  6. Add the chicken and saute again for few mins .add  water and coconut milk and let it come to a boil.
  7. Add basmati rice to boiling water and salt and pepper powder. 
  8. Pressure cook it till 2 whistles on high flame ,simmer and cook for another 5 mins.
  9. Wait till the pressure is completely released.
  10. Fry cashews in ghee and garnish the rice..
  11. Soak Saffron in warm water for 10 mins.sprinkle this water over the pulav..
  12. Serve with chicken gravy and raita.

5 comments:

Nandini said...

Wow! That's a very tasty pulao there! It looks yummy!

ChitraKrishna said...

mmmm yummy. I am little afraid to add rice with chicken. Instead i will precook the chicken for 2 whistles and then add rice for 1 whistle.

In the photo, chicken n rice looks well cooked. Great chitra.

julie said...

Chicken pulav looks yummy..great one!

JishasKitchen said...

tempting pulav and awesome clicks too...:)

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Hi Chitra, you have many wonderful chicken recipes.. loving 'em...

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

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