Thursday, June 28, 2012

Tomato Rice with Chicken Flavour

Bhasmathi Rice: 2 cups
Onion: 1
Tomato: 3 big
Garlic Paste: 1tbsp
Ginger Paste: 1tsp
Lemon Juice: 2tbsp
Dry lemon:2
Maggi chicken cubes: 3
Cardamom: 4 pods
Cinnamon: 2 sticks (1”)
Cloves: 3
Bay leaves: 2
Chilli Powder: 1tbsp
Coriander powder: 1tsp
Garam Masala: 1tsp
Salt: if needed
Ghee/refined oil: 3-4tbsp
Method Of Preparation
Wash and soak basmathi rice for 45 minutes.
Heat oil/ghee in a pan and add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and bay leaves.
Stir and add chopped onion, when onion turns transparent add ginger garlic paste.
Saute till the raw smell takes off.
Then add in garam masala, chilli powder and coriander powder.
Stir for a minute and add chopped tomato.
When tomato gets cooked add in 3 ½ cups water, lemon juice and chicken cubes to it.
When it boils add in dry lemon pieces and soaked and drained rice.
Add salt only if needed.
When it boils again, lower the flame and close with a lid.
Stir occasionally till you get the rice cooked and water is evaporated.
Serve hot with side dish of your choice.


Unknown said...

easy and diff biriyani..

Recipesmine said...

mmm nale idhundakum naan,easy and fasi style rice,yummyyyy

Sangeetha M said...

Very interesting and quick recipe...rice looks yummy n inviting!!
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Shobha said...

Tasty looking tomato & chicken pulao..

Mélange said...

That's an intelligent shift with chicken cubes..Yummy.

Spice up the Curry said...

very delicious chicken preparation

Reshmi said...

nice idea... tomato and chicken cubes.. :)
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Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

YUM! Looks & sounds good! :)

Anonymous said...

quick and yummy recipe...

Priya Suresh said...

Looks absolutely divine and mindblowing rice.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Easy yummy rice..

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

yummmm...this looks soooper delicous
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Roshni said...

interesting idea. I would throw in a couple of chicken legs as well to complete it :-)

Julie said...

Quick fix & one pot meal... I have tried tomato rice as such but never added chicken cubes, unique & interesting one!!

Rosh said...

Excellent idea Faseela. Who could have thought of it but you...very creative as always :)

@lekshmi said...

something different .........nice....