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Chicken fry with Pulao

Sujata Limbu
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken fry with Pulao RECIPE

An uncomplicated recipe for a pulao with a side of chicken that is easy to cook and instant as well.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Bachelors
  • Middle Eastern
  • Frying
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Fried chicken Ingredients:
  2. 450 grams chicken thighs
  3. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  4. 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  5. 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  6. oil as required to deep fry
  7. salt according to taste
  8. Pulao Ingredients:
  9. 2 cups Basmati rice
  10. 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  11. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  12. 2 bay leaves
  13. 1 cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  14. 3 cloves
  15. 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  16. 2 green chillies finely chopped
  17. 1 onion finely chopped
  18. 5-6 cashewnuts cut in half
  19. Few saffron strands (optional)
  20. 750 ml water
  21. 250 ml whole milk
  22. salt according to taste


  1. Wash and clean the chicken thighs thoroughly.
  2. Take a bowl, put in the chicken along with chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix this well and let it marinate for 15-30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil as required in a kadhai/pan, once the oil is hot put in the chicken thighs and deep fry for 2-3 minutes on both sides.
  4. Once the desired colour appears on the chicken, transfer it to a plate and drain the excess oil using paper towels. Keep aside.
  5. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Take a pan and heat oil in it, add in the cinnamon stick, bay leaves, cumin seeds, cashew nuts, and cloves. Stir it well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Once the cashewnuts become golden in colour, put in the green chillies and onion. Saute and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Next put in the ginger-garlic paste, garam masala powder, salt according to taste and give it a good stir. Now pour in the milk and bring it to a boil.
  9. Finally put in the rice along with the water.
  10. Check the seasonings and adjust if required, let it cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes. Then cover with a lid and cook the pulao for another 5 minutes or so.
  11. Once the pulao is cooked, transfer it to a serving plate.
  12. Serve the pulao hot alongside the fried chicken and a side of raita.

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Maitreyee Majumder
Maitreyee Majumder   Apr-21-2018

nice l will try

Riya Ghosh
Riya Ghosh   Aug-01-2017

Nice Maim i am trying.

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