Chicken Majboos - Arabian Recipe- Easy Arabian Style Chicken And Rice Pilaf - Varun Inamdar

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Jul. 18, 2018

Learn How To Make Chicken Majboos Recipe At Home, from The Bombay Chef - Varun Inamdar only on Get Curried. Make this Arabian Style Recipe of Chicken And Rice Pilaf in a simple, quick and easy method, at your home.


Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Red onions 200 Gram , slice
Whole chicken 1 Small (with bones cut into half)
Long grain rice 400 Gram
Water 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Salt 1 Tablespoon
Orange zest strip 2
Cardamom seeds 1/2 Tablespoon
Yellow lemons 1 (or dried black lime)
Cinnamon powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Crushed clove 1/4 Teaspoon
Tomato puree 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For garnish:
Orange 1/2 , wedged
Almonds 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , fry
Raisins 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , fry
Mint leaves 2 Tablespoon



1.In a pan, heat oil and ghee. Add and roast almonds for a minute. Transfer to a bowl.

2. In the same oil and ghee mixture, fry the raisins until they puff up like balloons. Transfer to a bowl.

3. Again, in the same oil and ghee mixture, fry onions on a high flame for a minute.

4.Once the onions start turning golden brown add the chicken and sear it.

5.Then add tomato puree, green cardamom, cloves, cinnamon powder, orange zest , whole lemon, salt, water and cook covered with a lid for a minimum of 15 minutes.

6.Heat ghee in another pan and transfer the cooked chicken to it and pan sear on a high flame until charred.

7.Now add rice to the gravy and cook on a high flame for 10 mintues. Once the water on top is dried up, lower the flame and cook covered with a lid for 15 minutes.


8.Assemble and garnish as shown in the video and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 2