Chicken: Chicken Pullao

posted by Lisa UK 06-07-100 2:00 PM

Chicken Pullao
Recipe from Sriram, 1985

2 large Onions cut lengthwise
2 large Chilies cut lengthwise
2 cups Basmathi rice (about 1/2 kg. (1 kilogram = 2.2 lbs.))
1 large Tomato (cut into small pieces)
10-15 Coriander leaves
5 Mint leaves
1 clove Garlic
1" piece Ginger
1/2 cup Coconut powder
3 tsp. Salt
3-4 Cloves
2 Cardamom
1 Bay leaf
1" Cinnamon stick
1 cup Yogurt
2 tblsp. Butter
1 lb. Boneless chicken

Heat vessel with butter. Fry bay leaves, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.

Put onions and chilies in vessel and fry on low heat until onions turn brown. Add ginger and garlic paste and fry until oil separates. Add tomato and fry for 1 minute. Add chicken, salt, yogurt and fry for
one minute.

Add mint, coriander leaves. Cover and cook until the gravy becomes semi-solid.

Cook rice in a separate vessel. Put rice into chicken and mix (It is advisable to cook rice about 3/4 ths and then let it cook with the chicken). Remove and serve

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