Murgh Ki Tahiri Recipe - Fragrant rice with chunky potatoes and chicken.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rice, Chicken

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Murgh Ki Tahiri

Murgh Ki Tahiri Recipe - How to make Murgh Ki Tahiri


Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : High


  • Rice 1 cup

  • Chicken cut into 1/2 inch pieces300 grams

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Black cardamom 1 pod

  • Black peppercorns 3-4

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Onion sliced1 medium

  • Potato cut into cubes1 large

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Place the rice in a large bowl and wash it rice thoroughly 2 to 3 times. Soak the rice in the same bowl in 3 cups of water for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Place a non stick medium sized deep pan on medium heat.

Step 3

Add the ghee and when small bubbles appear at the bottom of the pan, add the cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, peppercorns and cloves and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes or till the fragrant.

Step 4

Add the onion and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes or till the onion turns a light brown. Add the potato and chicken pieces and sauté over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5

Add the soaked rice, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt and stir. Add 3 cups hot water and stir again.

Step 6

When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover the pan with a lid and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the rice is done.

Step 7

Take the pan off the stove top and transfer the rice into the serving dish. Serve hot.

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