Friday, June 20, 2008



3 cup rice Basmati rice
500 g g boneless chicken
3-4 onion
10 -15 baby small onion
3-4 tomatos
2-3 green chilli whole
1/4 cup curds
1/2 t zeera
1 t saunf
2 small stick cinnamon
5-8 pepper corns
1/2 t chilli powder
1/2 t coriander powder
2 bay leaves
1/4 t khuskhas
3-5 cloves
1 small lime size ginger piece
8-10 garlic cloves
1 t saffron
2 t milk
1 cup fresh coconut
3-4 green cardamom
1 small savithri (OPTIONAL)
5-8 cashewnute and 10 15 raisins
1/2 t turmeric powder
8 T fat (Dalda and ghee)
few curry leaves
1 cup coriander leaves and mint leaves(pudina)
salt to taste

  • Clean ,wash and soak the rice. soak saffron in 1 t -2t milk
  • Chop the baby onion small piece,cut the big onions lengthwise . Cut slightly lengthwise the green chill whole
  • Grind 2 green cardamom powdered
  • Chop the ginger and garlic very small pieces
  • Add water grind freash coconut in a grinder ,Take coconut milk( juice) in the one cup fresh coconut( 2-3 cup milk)
  • Cleane the budina , curry leaves and coriander leaves take only leaves
  • Chop the tomatoes small pieces
  • Fried the cashwnuts and raisan in a little ghee
  • Grind turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,pepper corn,1/4 T khus-khus,1/4 T 1/4 t zeera and saunf,2-3 baby onion and few piece garlic cloves and ginger piece to a paste.
  • Marinate the chicken in this turmeric masala paste and 1/2 cup curds for 1-2 hour or over night in the refrigerate.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan add 2 green cardamom,4 cloves,cinnamon,bay leaves ,1/4 t saunf ,(savithri optional) fry for few minutes and add 2 green chilli,and baby onion fry the baby onion get brown in colour and add the ginger and garlic pieces fry few minutes and add chopped sliced big onion fry till golden brown in colour and add chopped tomatoes. Fry few minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves,budina leaves,and curry leaves fry for few minutes and add the marinate chicken, fry mix well and cook till the chicken cooked and tender for 10 -25 minutes .
  • Now add the soaked rice mix well take care the rice shout not broken.The rice get slightly sticky ,remove from fire.put in the chicken rice in a cooker add 3 cup coconut milk and 3 cup water and salt add cardamon powder few coriander leaves ,1 t ghee and 1 t saffron milk.
  • Cover with a lid and cook in the cooker ,cook for 5 minute only (2 whistle.) Remove from fire cool and sprinkle the saffron milk . serve hot garnish with coriander leaves Fried dry nuts(cashwnuts,raisins,and Almond.)

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