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Yakhni Pulao

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Chicken and rice cooked with whole garam masala, yogurt and other masalas.

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings :

Yakhni Pulao

Main Ingredients

Chicken, Basmati rice

Cuisine

Kashmiri

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Chicken cut into 2 inch pieces
    600 grams
  • Basmati rice soaked
    1 1/2
  • Oil
    2 tablespoon
  • Cloves
    4-5
  • Black cardamoms
    4
  • Star anise
    1
  • Green cardamoms
    4-5
  • Cinnamon
    2 one-inch
  • Bay leaves
    4
  • Black peppercorns
    1 tablespo
  • Deep fried onions
    1/2 cup
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    1 tablespoon
  • Coriander seeds
    2 tablespoons
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Chicken stock cubes
    2
  • Yogurt
    1/2 cup
  • Salt
    to taste

Method

Step 1


Heat oil in a deep non stick pan. Add cloves, black cardamoms, star anise, green cardamoms, cinnamon and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2


Add 2 bay leaves and 1 tbsp black peppercorns and sauté for a minute. Add chicken, cover and cook for 7-8 minutes. Add deep-fried onions, ginger-garlic paste and sauté. Add approximately 4 cups of hot water and mix.

Step 3


Tie coriander seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, 2 bay leaves and remaining black peppercorns in a muslin cloth and add it to the chicken.

Step 4


Add chicken stock cubes, yogurt, salt and rice and mix well. Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or till both rice and chicken are cooked. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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