• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • Cooking oil to deep fry the chicken
  • Ingredients A:
  • 1 whole chicken – cut into 12 pieces
  • Pound garlic – 2tbsp
  • Pound ginger – 2 tbsp
  • Yogurt – 2 tbsp
  • Curry Powder – 2tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Ingredients B:
  • Basmathi Rice – 4cups (washed and drained)
  • Ghee or Butter – 4tbsp
  • Shallots – 50gm (sliced)
  • Pound garlic – 2tbsp
  • Pound ginger – 2tbsp
  • Lemon Grass(Serai) – 2 stalks (smashed)
  • Red Chillies – 4 (sliced into 2)
  • Tomato – 2 (quartered)
  • Curry leaves – 1tbsp
  • Chicken Curry Powder – 2tbsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Fresh Milk or Evaporated Milk – 1/2 cup(same cup used to measure rice)
  • Chicken Stock – 5 1/2 cup(same cup used to measure rice)
  • Tomato Puree – 3tbsp
  • Sugar – 2tsp
  • Pandan Leaves – 2 (Knotted)
  • Ingredients C:
  • Cinnamon Stick – 5cm
  • Star anise – 5 pieces
  • Cardamon – 5 pieces
  • Cloves – 5 pieces
  • Mustard – 1/2 tsp
  • Black peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1tbsp
  • Cardamon seeds – 5 pieces
  • Fennel – 1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Marinate chicken pieces mixing together all the ingredients A. Marinate for about 2 hrs. Then deep fry the chicken pieces.(Not very crispy)
  2. Grind dry all the ingredients C to powder.
  3. Heat wok and add ghee or butter. Add lemongrass,shallot,red chillies,pound garlic & ginger and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add curry leaves,tomato,tomato puree,curry powder, chilli powder, chicken stock, milk, sugar and pandan leaves and bring to boil.
  5. Add the ground spices and Fried chicken pieces together and simmer for about 2 mins.
  6. Add the washed and drained Basmathi rice and stir well into the mixture. Cover the lid cook until the rice is cooked.
  7. Upon adding the rice, the mixture can also be transferred to the automatic rice cooker for the rest of the cooking processes.
  8. Can be garnished with coriander leaves and roasted cashew nuts.
  9. Best to be eaten with Mutton Dalca and Cucumber Acar.

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