How to make Midnight Chicken Curry Pulao -

Pulao made in a jiffy with leftover chicken curry and leftover rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Cooked rice (पके हुए चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Midnight Chicken Curry Pulao

Midnight Chicken Curry Pulao Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Midnight Chicken Curry Pulao Recipe

  • Chicken (leftover curry) 2 cups

  • Cooked rice 3 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1/2 inch

  • Green chillies 2

  • Tomatoes cut into medium cubes 2 medium

  • Low fat yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add ginger and green chillies and sauté for 10-15 seconds.

Step 2

Add tomatoes and sauté for a minute. Add chicken curry, yogurt and salt and mix well. Cook for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Add coriander leaves, mint leaves and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add rice and spread it evenly. Cook for 5-7 minutes or till the excess moisture evaporates.

Step 5

Add garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving dish and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.