Friday, 16 December 2016

MALABAR CHICKEN PULAO


Prep Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 35 mins
Serve : 4

INGREDIENTS
Chicken  -  500 gms
Basmati rice  -  500 gms
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Star anise  - 1
Cloves  -  2 - 3
Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
Bay leaf  - 1
Mace paste  - 1/4 tsp
Nutmeg powder - 1/4 tsp
Green cardamom  -  2 - 3
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Hung curd  - 1/2 cup
Sliced onion   -  2 medium size
Chopped tomato - 1 big size
Ginger garlic paste  -  1 tbsp
Red chilly powder  - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder  -  1/2 tsp
Green chilly  -  1 cut in slit
 Clarified butter  -  4 tbsp
Crushed mint leaves  -  1 tbsp
Curry leaves  -  1 tbsp
Green coriander leaves  -  1 tbsp
Salt  -  to taste

METHOD
Marinate chicken with 1 tsp ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,1 tsp red chilly powder,lemon juice,salt,hung curd and mix well.
Keep rest for half an hour.
Take a pan/handi add clarified butter.
Add cinnamon stick,star anise,bay leaf,cloves,green cardamom and fry it.
Add sliced onion and saute for 2 - 3 m ins.
Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste,tomato,mace paste,nutmeg powder,1 tsp red chilly powder,green chilly and also add marinated chicken and mix well.
Add crushed m int leaves,curry leaves,coconut milk,coriander leaves and mix well.
Add 1 ltr of water and bring to boil.
Add rice and salt and mix well.
Cover and cook in a low flame til done the rice.
Serve hot.