Chicken pulau/pilaf

  • A tasty and spicy Andhra style chicken pulao!!Ingredients

    1/2 Kg Chicken

    1 cup Basmati Rice

    2 tbsp Poppy seeds (khus khus)

    2 tbsp Fresh coconut

    1 tsp Garam masala

    2-3 cardamoms,

    2-3 cinamoms

    2-3 Bay leaves

    1/2 Curd fresh curd

    2 tsp Ginger garlic paste

    5-6 Green chillies

    2-3 Big onions

    1 tsp corainder powder

    1 tsp chilly powder

    1 bunch Corainder leaves

    1 bunch mint leaves

    salt to taste

    1 cup water

    3-4 tbsp Oil/ghee


    Marinate chicken with garam masala, salt, ginger garlic paste, mint and corainder leaves, curd and keep it aside for 40 mins.

    Soak basmati rice in water for 30 mins.

    Roast poppy seeds along with some cardamoms, cinamom in a pan. After cooling it, make it into a fine paste, to this add fresh coconut and make a thick paste

    Take thick bottomed pan, add oil, add bay leaves and solid 2-3 cardomoms, 2-3 cinamom stick one inch, once nice aroma comes out, add onions and one spoon ginger garlic paste, salt, corainder powder and cook till it turns brown, add the grounded paste and cook for sometime along with green chillies, after oil oozes out, add the marinated chicken and cook for 15 minutes. Now add soaked rice and add one cup of water. Add fresh mint and corainder leaves. Mix rice and chicken properly and cook till the water is completely soaked and the rice is cooked.

    Serve hot with raita! Enjoy!!

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