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Delicious Chicken Pulao Recipe


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Delicious Chicken Pulao Recipe

By Roshna Hussain

This is a delicious rice dish, enhanced with home made chicken stock. So light and aromatic and perfectly puffed up, glossy-buttery rice! Great with a yoghurt based salad or our  Date and Tamarind Curry

Delicious Chicken Pulao Recipe

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  • 3 chicken breasts, boneless
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ cup french beans, sliced into small pieces
  • ½ cup Carrot, diced
  • Green Peas- Fresh or Frozen
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 cups Basmati Rice
  • 4 Tbsp Ghee, butter or Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Whole Spices – Cloves, Cardamom, Cinnamon – 3 pieces each.


  • Cut the cleaned chicken into bite size pieces. Marinate the Chicken pieces with pepper, 1 tsp salt and garlic paste for 15 minutes.
  • Wash the rice and soak for 10 minutes. Drain.
  • Heat some oil in a pan, Lightly stir fry the marinated chicken pieces till cooked through. Do not overcook and dry out your chicken. Set aside.
  • Heat ghee or butter in a deep pot or cooker. Add the whole spices, chopped onion and saute till soft and transclucent.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and cook till glossy. Add the turmeric powder. Toss.
  • Add the drained rice and stir- fry with the vegetables till coated.
  • Return the cooked chicken to the pot.
  • Add 6 cups water.
  • Bring the water to boil, adding sufficient salt ( around 2 tsp)
  • Close the pot with a tight fiting lid and cook on a low flame till the water evaporates completely.
  • Fluff up the rice with a fork. Serve hot!

Delicious Chicken Pulao Recipe

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  • If using a pressure cooker, close the cooker upon boiling and apply the weight.
  • cook on high till the first steam whistle. Turn down heat to low and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Allow to cool and Open. Continue to fluff up the rice.



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