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How to make Chicken pulao

Cooking Method
Cuisine
Courses
Difficulty Advanced
Time
Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 40 min Rest Time: 10 min Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Calories 2370
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
Description

Chicken pulao is one of the most popular rice meals. It is also known as Yakhni Pulao.

Making chicken pulao is one of my favorite things to do because it requires very little effort. This dish is also kid-friendly because it just calls for a few spices.

Ingredients
    for stock
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander seeds
  • 6 Garlic (cloves)
  • Ginger ((grated))
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 2 Black cardamom
  • 6 Green cardamom
  • 10 Cloves
  • 2 Star anise
  • 1 tablespoon Black peppercorns
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili flakes
  • 1 Onion ((chopped))
  • 1 Tomato ((sliced))
  • 1 Chicken (into 8 pieces)
  • 6 cups Water
  • 3 teaspoons Biryani masala
  • for rice
  • 3 cups Rice
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Large Onions ((sliced))
  • 3 Green chilies ((slit))
  • 2-3 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 2-3 teaspoons Salt ((according to taste))
  • Chicken (stock cube)
  • 4-5 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 6 cups Water (prepared stock)
Instructions
  1. step 1
    • First, combine all of the ingredients for the stock in a big pot.
    • Fill with water to completely cover the ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low flame and continue to cook for 25 minutes.
    • Remove the chicken and strain the stock into a basin. Save the stock for later usage.
  2. step 2
    • Now, take another wok or pot and add oil in it.
    • Add onions and fry it until it turns into a brown color.
    • After that, add all other rice ingredients and saute it. Add the cooked chicken and fry it for 4-5 minutes.
    • Add yogurt before adding the prepared stock water and boil it for 2-3 minutes.
  3. step 3
    • Then add rice, reduce the flame and continue to cook until the water has been absorbed.
    • Cover the wok with a lid and let it cooked for 10 minutes.
    • Remove the wok from the heat, but keep it covered for another 5 minutes.
    • Finally, dish it out and serve it with raita.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 2370
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28.8g45%
Saturated Fat 5.6g28%
Cholesterol 415mg139%
Sodium 2797.3mg117%
Potassium 584.3mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 377.7g126%
Dietary Fiber 14.3g58%
Sugars 0.4g
Protein 135.9g272%

Vitamin A 22%
Vitamin C 53.8%
Calcium 16.3%
Iron 43.2%
Vitamin E 15.6%
Thiamin 39.3%
Riboflavin 15.1%
Niacin 163.7%
Vitamin B6 119%
Folate 34.5%
Vitamin B12 29.2%
Pantothenic Acid 66.6%
Phosphorus 101%
Magnesium 44%
Zinc 71.4%
Selenium 102.7%
Copper 32.5%
Manganese 75.4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: yakhni palao, chicken, rice