Recipe: Tasty Chicken Yakhni pulao

Chicken Yakhni pulao.

You can have Chicken Yakhni pulao using 35 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Chicken Yakhni pulao

  1. You need of For Yakhni.
  2. You need 750 gram of chicken.
  3. It’s 8-10 cloves of garlic.
  4. Prepare 1 inch of Ginger.
  5. You need 1 of medium onion.
  6. You need 1 tbsp of fennel seeds.
  7. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of cumin seeds.
  8. It’s 1 tbsp of coriander seeds.
  9. You need 3-4 of green cardamom.
  10. You need 2 pieces of mace.
  11. Prepare 1 of small piece nutmeg.
  12. You need 2-3 of cinnamon stick.
  13. It’s 5-6 of cloves.
  14. It’s 2 of black cardamom.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tsp of black peppercorns.
  16. It’s 1/2 tbsp of salt or to taste.
  17. Prepare 1/2 tsp of tagri (citric acid) or juice of 1 lemon.
  18. Prepare 1 1/2 litre of Water.
  19. You need of For pulao.
  20. Prepare 750 gram of Basmati rice (washed and soaked for 30 minutes).
  21. It’s 1/2 cup of ghee (clarified butter).
  22. Prepare 1 of large onion (sliced).
  23. Prepare 2-3 of green cardamom.
  24. You need 1 of black cardamom.
  25. Prepare 1/2 tsp of black peppercorns.
  26. Prepare 1/2 tsp of black cumin seeds.
  27. It’s 3-4 of cloves.
  28. It’s 1 1/2 tbsp of ginger garlic paste.
  29. You need 1/2 cup of whisked yogurt.
  30. Prepare 1 tsp of or to taste Red chilli powder.
  31. You need 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder.
  32. You need 2 tbsp of fresh coriander chopped.
  33. You need 2-3 of green chillies.
  34. Prepare 6 cups of Yakhni (reserved stock).
  35. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Salt or to taste.

Chicken Yakhni pulao instructions

  1. In big pan or pot add chicken,ginger,garlic,all the spices from yakhni ingredients and water,mix it well and bring it to boil,cover and cook on low flame/ heat until chicken is tender (approx 15 to20 minutes)..
  2. Take out chicken pieces and set aside.strain and reserve chicken stock (yakhni). If you want you can put all the spices in a muslin cloth and tie like potali but not too tight it should be loose so that all the flavours can float in water easily while boiling..
  3. Now switch on the gas / heat put heavy gadge pot when it heated add ghee then add sliced onion and fry until light golden.now add all the dry spices from pulav ingredients (green and black cardamom,black peppercorns,black cumin seeds and cloves) to fried onion mix well then add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 2-3 minutes..
  4. Now add reserved chicken pieces mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes on high flame.add yogurt mix it well with chicken then add red chilli powder,black pepper powder,chopped coriander and green chilies,give it a mix and cook until oil separates (approx – 4 to 5 minutes)..
  5. Later add reserved stock/ yakhni to the chicken and salt to taste (as salt is already in stock)..
  6. Bring it to boil and add soaked and strained rice to the pot.cook on medium high flame until water is reduced (4-5 minutes).cover and steam cook on low flame for 15 – 20 minutes..
  7. Chicken Yakhni Pulav is ready to serve, garnish it with some chopped coriander leaves and fried onion. Enjoy it fullest with Raita and salad..

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