Thursday, 28 July 2011

Chicken Pulao

Ingredients :
Chicken : 1/2 kg
Rice : 3/4 kg or 2 glasses
Onion : 2 medium size sliced
Ginger garlic paste : 1 tbsp
Zeera : 1 tbsp
Salt : to taste
Ground Garam Masala : 1 tbsp
Yogurt : 1/2 cup beaten ot u can substitute yogurt with 2 normal sized tomatoes
Green Chillies : 5-6

Method :

Clean and soak rice in water for 30 minutes.

Fry onions till golden than add ginger garlic paste...

 ...when fragrant add zeera, garam masala, salt and chicken. Cook till the chicken changes color.

 Than add green chillies and yogurt / tomatoes. Cook for 4-5 minutes more.

 Add water (double the amount rice) so i added 4 glasses because i'm using 2 glasses of rice. When the stock comes to a boil...

 ...add rice. Adjust the seasoning at this point.
Cover and let cook on medium flame...

...till the water almost evaporates. Than put on dum for 10 minutes on very low flame.

Happy Cooking!


  1. Oh my GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I LOVE pulao................. and I'm extremely hungry now, dear sis, you are very talented, mashaAllah! May Allah bless you and always protect you, ameen! <3

  2. @The Creative MuslimahMe tooo !!
    i love pulao too, and cooking different variations of the pulao, more better !!
    Thank u so much !!
    stay safe. God bless !:)

  3. I happened to come by your blog while searching for a shami kabob recipe. I love all of your recipes!!!!! Thanks so much for sharing. Please continue to add more. May Allah bless you

  4. Loved your version of Chicken Pulao. I tried it out and though I may have added a little extra water turning the pulao mushy, I loved it nonetheless. Thanks for sharing your recipe Sidra! I've shared your recipe on my blog too, here is the link:

  5. I’m a meat eater but I adore the guilt free nature of these Asian dishes! This is definitely going in next week’s meal planning!

  6. Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking Pulao Recipe. Pakistani Cooking Recipes are always tasty and I love all Pakistani Recipes and pulao is one my favorite.