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One pot chicken rice recipe


simple chicken rice recipe


Chicken rice is a flavorful and light lunch and dinner recipe, if you are looking for a lighter substitute to your trained craving buds. It tastes delicious in your mouth and lighter on your tummy.



In this chicken rice recipe, I have used very basic ingredients that are readily available in the kitchen. Like, Indian masalas and spices along with coconut milk to add that richness to the dish.



Please scroll down to see the ingredients list and if you are new to Indian cooking, check out the links below to get an idea as to where and what to buy.


How to make simple one pot chicken rice recipe


Step 1: Marinating the chicken

Clean and wash the chicken before marination.

In a bowl add 1 tsp Red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp Salt, 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder, 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste, 2 tbsp Curd and mix it into a thick paste.

Add chicken to the paste, mix well and marinate for 30 minutes at the least.


chicken and rice
chicken rice
chicken rice recipe


Step 2: shallow fry the marinated chicken

Next, in a kadai add 3 tsp oil and add the marinated chicken to the kadai. Shallow fry the chicken on both the sides until light golden brown.

Once done, remove it from the kadai and place it on a clean plate.


homemade chicken rice
simple chicken rice recipe


Step 3:

In the same kadai, add 1/2 cup sliced onion and saute for a few seconds. Next add 2 sliced green chille and saute again for a few seconds.


one pot chicken and rice


Step 4:

Add 1/2 tsp Ginger garlic paste and 1 tsp Salt. Mix well and saute for a few seconds.


one pot chicken rice


Step 5: Cooking the rice

To the masala add 1 Cup Coconut milk and 3/4 Cup Water. Mix well and bring it to a boil on high flame.


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Step 6:

Once it starts boiling, lower the flame and add soaked basmati rice and mix well.

Next layer it with shallow fried chicken and chopped coriander leaves.


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Step 7:

Cover a cook on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes until the water is completely absorbed.

Finally when the chicken rice is cooked, switch off the flame, fluff the rice from the corners and add some ghee.

Cover and allow it to sit for another 5 minutes before serving hot.

one pot chicken rice recipe
one pot chicken rice recipe


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one pot chicken rice recipe

Easy to make one pot chicken rice recipe with some basic ingredients. It smells delicious but light on the tummy which makes it an goto dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: lunch recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: one pot chicken rice recipe
Servings: 3 People

Equipment

  • Pan/Kadai

Ingredients

Marinate chicken

  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 300 Grams Boneless chicken

Frying the marinated chicken

  • 3 tsp Oil

Masala for rice

  • 1/2 Cup Sliced onion
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Green chilli Slit half vertically
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Salt

Cooking the rice

  • 1 Cup Coconut milk
  • 3/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Soaked basmati rice
  • Few Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Ghee

Instructions

Step 1: Marinating the chicken

  • Clean and wash the chicken before marination.
  • In a bowl add 1 tsp Red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp Salt, 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder, 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste, 2 tbsp Curd and mix it into a thick paste.
  • Add chicken to the paste, mix well and marinate for 30 minutes at the least.

Step 2: shallow fry the marinated chicken

  • Next, in a kadai add 3 tsp oil and add the marinated chicken to the kadai. Shallow fry the chicken on both the sides until light golden brown.
  • Once done, remove it from the kadai and place it on a clean plate.

Step 3:

  • In the same kadai, add 1/2 cup sliced onion and saute for a few seconds. Next add 2 sliced green chille and saute again for a few seconds.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Ginger garlic paste and 1 tsp Salt. Mix well and saute for a few seconds

Step 5: Cooking the rice

  • To the masala add 1 Cup Coconut milk and 3/4 Cup Water . Mix well and bring it to a boil on high flame.
  • Once it starts boiling, lower the flame and add soaked basmati rice and mix well.
  • Next layer it with shallow fried chicken and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Cover a cook on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes until the water is completely absorbed.
  • Finally when the chicken rice is cooked, switch off the flame, fluff the rice from the corners and add some ghee.
  • Cover and allow it to sit for another 5 minutes before serving hot

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