How to make Chicken Pulao - Quick and easy chicken and rice preparation.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Chicken Pulao

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

For more recipes related to Chicken Pulao checkout Yakhni Pulao, Chicken Pulao, Chicken Pulao, Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya . You can also find more Rice recipes like Barley Risotto, Carrot-Coconut Rice, Mushroom Dum Biryani, Meat Ball Pulao.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Pulao Recipe

  • Chicken 1 1/2 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Rice

  • Basmati rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger paste 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Green cardamoms 6-8

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Cinnamon 2 inch stick

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Chicken stock 3 cups


Step 1

Take chicken pieces in a bowl. Add half red chilli powder, salt, half the ginger paste, half the garlic paste and mix. Keep it in the refrigerator for fifteen to twenty minutes to marinate.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, bay leaves and cinnamon. Sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté till lightly browned. Add the remaining ginger paste, garlic paste and red chilli powder. Stir and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add tomatoes, salt, yogurt and continue to sauté for two minutes. Add rice, marinated chicken pieces and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Add chicken stock (or vegetable stock) and bring it to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and let it cook till both the chicken and rice are done.

Step 5

Serve hot.