Simple Super Delicious Chicken Pilaf in English

Raihana Mulla

By
@Raihana

This rice has been a family favorite, it has so many spices that are very healthy for you and the rice can be substituted with brown rice or quinoa!
Enjoy!


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
rice
4 c
water
4 small
potatoes quartered
2 small
chickens cut and cleaned in 8 pieces
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
cumin seeds
7 small
cloves
5 medium
cardamom
1 1/2 c
crushed fried onions
3 large
bay leaf
2 small
dried peppers
1 large
cinnamon stick
1 Tbsp
yogurt
1 1/2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 pinch
salt
3 Tbsp
yogurt
1 Tbsp
ginger and garlic
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
1 Tbsp
garam masala powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot add the oil, once heated add the cumin seeds, dried peppers, cloves, peppercorns, cardamom, cinnamon, and bay leaves let this fry a little so its fragrant before you add the onions and let this fry a little, by frying the onions till they are dark makes a darker pilaf and if you leave it light the pilaf will be lighter. Next add the chicken and stir fry everything really really well and proceed by adding the garlic and green chutney, yogurt, salt, and lemon juice. Stir everything really well until the colour changes a little then add the potatoes and saute it again for a bit, lastly add the water and rice mixture till it comes to a boil, at this time lower the flame to med low and cover tightly for about 20 min. At this time the all the ingredients in the pilaf should be cooked.
Enjoy