Thursday, June 19, 2008

Mint - Coriander Chicken Pulav ( சிக்கன் புலாவ்)

Ingredients :
1.Basmathi Rice - 2 cups
2.Onions - 2 big
3.Ginger n Garlic Paste - 2 tbsp
4.Chicken - 1 kg
5.Turmeric powder - 1 1/2 tsp

For Grinding:
1.Mint leaves - 1 bunch
2. Coriander Leaves - 1 bunch
3.Green Chillies - 4 nos

For Seasoning:
1.Oil - 4 tbsp
2.Cinnamon sticks - 2
3.Cardamom - 3 nos
4.Cloves - 4 nos
5.Bay leaves - 2

Method :
1.Heat oil in the pan and season the items under seasoning.
2.Add the sliced onions and fry it well.
3.Add the ginger n garlic paste and saute it well.
4.Add the grounded mint - coriander paste and fry well till the raw smell goes out.
5.Add the chicken pieces with salt and turmeric powder, fry till the chicken cooks to half way.
6.Add the washed rice and mix well for a minute.
7.Cook the rice for 1 whistle in a high flame and reduce to the low flame for the another whistle.
8.Open the pan and mix the rice lightly with fork.
9.It will be in greenish color,serve it with curd raita or with chicken gravy.

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