Basmati rice soaked
1 1/2 cups
Chicken cut into small pieces on the bone
Red chilli powder
Garam masala powder
1 inch stick
Potato cut into ½ inch cubes
Green chillies chopped
Fresh mint leaves chopped
Saffron (kesar) mixed in 2 tablespoons milk
Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, garlic paste and ginger paste to the chicken and mix. Add yogurt and mustard oil and mix and leave to marinate.
Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves and onions and sauté. Add chicken kheema and stir and continue to sauté. Break the kheema lumps with the ladle as you sauté.
Add potato and sauté on high heat for a couple of minutes. Add salt, green chillies and chicken and stir well. Add mint leaves and rice and stir to mix well.
Add three cups of water and mix. When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat and add saffron milk. Cover and cook till both the rice and chicken are cooked.