How to make Shahi Murgh Kofta Pulao -

Spicy chicken mince koftas make this pulao extra special.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Rice

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Shahi Murgh Kofta Pulao

Shahi Murgh Kofta 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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Shahi Murgh Kofta Pulao Recipe

  • Chicken 1 1/2 cups

  • Rice 200 grams

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Cloves 5

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Ginger paste 3/4 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Wash and soak rice in three cups of water for an hour. Drain away the water.

Step 2

Mix together chicken mince, chopped ginger, chopped coriander leaves and salt in a bowl. With wet hands take small portions and shape into koftas.

Step 3

Keep in a refrigerator for an hour. Take oil, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, sliced onion and ginger paste in a Microwave proof bowl and mix. Cook on Microwave HIGH (100%) for two minutes.

Step 4

Add rice and mix. Cook on Microwave HIGH (100%) for one minute. Add two and a half cups of water, tomato puree, salt and red chilli powder to the rice and mix.

Step 5

Cook on Microwave HIGH (100%) for two minutes. Add koftas, cover the bowl with a cling wrap. Make some holes on the wrap.

Step 6

Cook on Microwave HIGH (100%) for seven minutes. Allow standing time of five minutes and serve hot from the same bowl.

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