Tuesday, January 22, 2008



For marinade

Chicken - 1kilo

Curd -2 tablespoon

Lime juice - 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder - 1/4 teasppon

Red chilly powder - 2 teaspoon

Coriander Powder - 2 teaspoon

Chicken masala - 2 teaspoon


Marinate chicken with all the above ingredients and keep it aside for 1/2 an hour

For Gravy

Oil - 1/2 cup

Onion 5-6 (medium)

Tomato -2

Green chillies 4-5

Chopped Ginger - 1 tablespoon

Garlic paste - 1 tablespoon

Garam masala - 1 teaspoon

Pepper powder - 1 teaspoon

For Rice

Basmathi rice- 3 cup

Ghee - 2 tablespoon

Onion - 1 medium

Cinnamon sticks 3-4

Cardamom pods 4-5

Cloves - 4-5

Lime juice- 1 tablespoon


Water - 6 cup

For garnishing

Onion - 1

Ghee - 1 table spoon

Cashew nuts - 25 gm

Kismis - 25gm

Coriander leaves


Chicken masala

Take Oil in a pan and saute the onions till it becomes slight brown in colour. Add chopped tomatoes,green chillies,chopped ginger and garlic paste and saute for few minutes. Add the marinated chicken and cook . Add pepper powder and garam masala to the gravy and cook for 2-3 minutes.


Heat ghee in a pan and add cinnamom sticks,cardamom pods,Cloves and chopped Onion.Saute the onions till it become slight brown. Add salt and water to the pan and boil.To the boiling water add basmathi rice and a tablespoon of lemon juice.Cook the rice.

For Garnishing

Fry onions in oil till it become dark brown

Saute cashewnuts and kismis separately in ghee


In a serving dish spread the cooked rice as a layer. Above that layer put the chicken masala and above it add fried onions,cashewnuts and kismis. Repeat the layering. Finally garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.

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