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Chicken Pulao Recipe

Chicken pulao recipe – One-pot flavored chicken pilaf cooked with mild Indian spices. Pulao is a delicious dish made of basmati rice and chicken. It is mildly spiced and not heavy like the chicken biryani.

Cuisine: Indian Course: Main Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 Min Cook Time: 40 Min Total Time: 45 min .

Nutritional Info: Serving Size: 178g

Calories: 326. Carbs: 45g. Fat: 4g. Protein: 26g


3 Tablespoons Oil/Ghee

2 Teaspoons Shah Jeera

2 Bay Leaves

1 Cinnamon Stick

2 Javitri

1 Sliced Onion

1 Tomato

Few Curry Leaves

1 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste

1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder

500 Grams Chicken

1 Cup Pudina

1 cup Coconut Milk

2 Tablespoons Chili Powder

2 Teaspoons Coriander Powder

1 Teaspoon Garam Masala

2 Teaspoons Salt

1 Tablespoon Sour Cream

5 cups Basmati Rice

1 Chopped Capsicum


1. Heat 3 tablespoons oil/ghee in a pot and add 2 teaspoons shah Jeera, 2 bay leaves, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 javitri.

2. Add 1 sliced onion and fry until onions are brown. Add 1 tomato and sauté until tomatoes are soft.

3. Once the tomatoes are soft, add few curry leaves, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, and mix well.

4. Add 500 grams of chicken and sauté until chicken is slightly brown.

5. Add 1 cup pudina, 1 cup coconut milk, and mix well. Cook for a minute.

6. Add 2 tablespoons chili powder, 2 teaspoons coriander powder, 1 teaspoon garam masala, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 tablespoon sour cream and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.

7. Once the chicken is half cooked, add 5 cups basmati rice and 1 chopped capsicum. Cook for a minute.

8. Add 6 cups of water and cook until rice is well done.

9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Watch the Video for Procedure:

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