Sunday, April 29, 2012



1 Cup Basmati Rice
2 Cup Chicken Stock
1/2 kg Chicken
A big piece of Cinnamon
4 Cloves
7 Black peppercorn
1 Onion sliced finely
1/2 tsp Garlic finely chopped
1/2 tsp Ginger finely chopped
2 Green chillies
2 Tomatoes
2 tbsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tbsp Chopped Coriander leaves
2 Black Dried Lemon
Salt to taste


1.Marinate chicken with 1/4 tsp turmeric,1 tsp red chilli powder and salt to taste for half an hour.Cook chicken till tender.

2.Heat oil in a large heavy bottomed pan, add in cinnamon and cloves. Add chopped  ginger,garlic and onion, saute only till onion turns pink. Add chopped tomatoes,mix well.

3.Add turmeric,red chilli powder and salt. Saute well and add chicken stock. When it starts boiling,add in washed and drained basmati rice. Close the pan with a lid.

4.When the rice is well cooked, add in the cooked chicken. Add black peppercorn and dried lemon,mix well. Turn off the heat and close the pan with a lid for atleast 15 minutes so that the flavour of dried lemon and peppercorn get well infused into the rice and chicken. Serve warm.


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