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Chicken Pulao

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Chicken Pulao it is yummy. It is my personal favourite. The garam masala and mixture of chillies, garlic and giner gives the Chicken Pulao a perfect taste. Must catch it.
  Chicken 1 , cut into pieces
  Yoghurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
For the masala grind to a paste
  Dried red chili 2
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Ginger piece 1
  Roasted cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Fried onion 1 Small
Rest of the ingredients
  Basmati rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), washed and soaked for 30 minutes and drained
For whole garam masala
  Cloves 3
  Peppercorns 3
  Cardamoms 3
  Cinnamon piece 1⁄2
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Melted ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Browned onion and garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Tomato slices 4 (For Garnish)
  Onion rings 4 (For Garnish)
  Hard boiled eggs 3 , shelled and quartered lengthways (For Garnish)

Marinate chicken with yoghurt, salt, oil and ground paste and keep aside for 1 hour.
Par boil rice with salt, whole garam masala, oil and 21/2 cups water in the microwave for 15 minutes.
Remove immediately from the microwave and spread out on a thali or a dish, so that the rice does not cook any further.
Soak saffron in milk and then grind it into a paste in a mortar and pestle.
Keep aside Put the chicken in a large serving bowl and cook in the microwave for 5 minutes, stirring in between.
Mix in the tomato and cook further for 5 minutes.
Mix in hot water and further cook for 15 minutes until chicken is tender.
Add coriander leaves.
Spread the par boiled rice on the top of the chicken, pour the ghee all over.
Sprinkle the ground saffron, fried onions and garlic on top.
When ready to serve sprinkle 1/2 cup of water over and cook in the microwave for 5 minutes.
Garnish with tomato slices, onion rings and boiled eggs.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Rice, Chicken

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Chicken Pulao Recipe