Monday, June 1, 2009

White Chicken Pulao


1. Chicken 1kg

2. Rice 3 cup

3. Curd 1.5 cups

4. Onions 1 big

5. Potatoes 2

6. Peas (Fresh or frozen)1/2 cup

7. Cumin seeds 3 tsp

8. Bay leaves 2

9. Green cardamoms 3

10. Black cardamoms 2

11. Cloves 4

12. Cinnamon sticks 2-3

13. Black Peppers 8-10

14. Fresh ginger 1 inch

15. Garlic 4 cloves

16. Green chillies 7-8 nos or according to your taste

17. Oil 1/4 cup


1.Soak the rice in water for atleast 2 hours,and chop the onions finely

2. Mix curd,fresh ginger,garlic cloves,green chillies,cumin seeds and a little salt in a blender and blend it finely

3. Put oil in a pan add onions to it,and saute it untill transparent

4. Once that is done add the bay leaves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, black pepper and let it splutter

5. Now add the blended curd mixture to it and saute on medium flame until the oil appears on top

6. Once that is done add the chicken to it along with the potatoes and mix it well and cover it and let it cook for about 10-15 mins on medium flame

7. Now add the green peas salt and rice to the chicken mixture and saute it for 5 more mins

8. Add water to it accordingly and simmer it on high flame,once the water evaporates cook the pulao on dum.

Tip: Dont use a pressure cooker for this pulao,it turns out really good if we use a normal cooking pot with a lid.

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