Thursday, July 30, 2015



Chicken                                    -1 kg( 8 big pieces)
Onion chopped                        -2 nos
Ginger garlic paste                 -1 tbsp
Tomato peeled and diced       -1
Coriander powder                  -half tsp
Garam masala powder          -2 tsp
Potato(optional) medium      -2 nos  cubed
Tomato paste                          -3 tbsp
Chicken stock                         -half cup or 1 cube
Oil or ghee
Basmati rice                           -5 cups or 1 kg


  • Cook chicken in a vessel with enough water.  Add  a pinch salt.
  • Cook it for 10 minutes until chicken is half done in a very low flame.
  • Keep the chicken and stock separately aside.
  • In a pan cook potato for 5 minutes and keep it aside.
  • Now take a pressure cooker and heat oil or ghee .
  • Saute onions till golden brown and add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, garam masala powder, tomato, tomato paste and chicken cube(optional).
  • Add salt as required.
  • Then add the cooked chicken to it and cook well till golden brown.
  • Now pour the chicken stock water,  which is kept  aside after cooking the chicken.(it should be 9 cups, as the rice is 5 cups).
  • If the stock water is less ,then add  extra amount of water required.
  • When the water starts boiling,  add rice .
  • Stir well.
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook on a medium low flame for 1 whistle. Simmer after the first whistle and off the flame before the second whistle.
  • When done, release the pressure after 2 minutes. Open the lid and mix gently.
  • While serving ,mix the cooked potatoes along with the rice and chicken(optional).

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