Zaffrani Chicken Pulao Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
 
This is a delicious zaffrani chicken pulao which is super easy to make and taste amazing. It is great for any parties.
Ingredients
  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Yogurt - 1 cup
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tblsp + 2 tblps
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - ½ cup
  • Cardamom - 10
  • Cloves / Krambu - 5
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 piece
  • Star anise - 1
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 3 large sliced thinly
  • Green Chillies - 10
  • Mint Leaves - ½ cup chopped
  • Coriander Leaves - ½ cup chopped
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Saffron a pinch
  • Warm Milk - 4 tblsp
  • Rose Essence few drops
  • Kewra essence few drops
  • Ghee - 4 tblsp
  • Cashews - 10
  • Kishmish - 2 tblsp
Instructions
  1. Soak basmati rice for 30 mins. Set aside.
  2. Mix chicken with yogurt, salt and ginger garlic paste. Set aside.
  3. Soak saffron in warm milk and set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a large pot. Add spices.
  5. Add in onions and chillies and cook till golden brown.
  6. Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  7. Add in chicken and stir fry for 8 to 10 mins.
  8. Add in mint and coriander leaves and mix well.
  9. Add in rice and mix well.
  10. Add water, salt, garam masala powder and cook till most of the water is gone.
  11. Now add in saffron milk. Fry nuts and kishmish in ghee and pour that over rice. Add kewra and rose essence.
  12. Cover this and cook on low heat as possible for 5 mins.
  13. Turn off the heat and let it stand for 10 mins.
  14. Fluff up the rice and serve.
Recipe by Yummy Tummy at https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/zaffrani-chicken-pulao-recipe/