Easy Chicken Pulao in Pressure Cooker | Homemade Chicken Pulao Recipe

35 mins Chicken Recipes

It is easy to make a perfect Chicken Pulav In Cooker. You just need to follow the precise measurements and tips.

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Easy Chicken Pulao in Pressure Cooker | Homemade Chicken Pulao Recipe

Tips

Chicken:

• The meat has to be tender. Which means the bird has to be lesser than one kilo. Then the flavours would be properly absorbed.

• The pieces should be slightly big for the Pulao.

• If you soak the Chicken in salt water for about half an hour before cooking, the meat becomes soft.

• If the Chicken is fried on high flame, the water will evaporate and the piece would be cooked. So it should be fried until it loses its moisture completely.

Basmati Rice:

• People usually ask me what brand Basmati Rice I use. And I always answer that I use Rice that is older than one year. There are many good brands in the market. All noted brands have good quality Rice.

• Rice will cook well if it is washed thoroughly and soaked for 30 minutes.

• If you are making Chicken Pulao with Basmati Rice in a Pressure Cooker, then water is sufficient in the ratio of 1:1 1/2

• If it is Sona Masuri Rice you are using, then the water should be in 1:2 ratio.

How to get the Rice in Pulao to be non-sticky and fluffy:

• The Basmati Rice should be older than one year.

• Basmati/Sona Masuri whatever the Rice you choose, it has to be soaked for 30 minutes.

• Basmati Rice gets cooked on high flame within two whistles. Sona Masuri needs 2 whistles on high flame and 1 whistle on sim.

• Once the whistles are done, switch off the stove and leave it for 20 minutes. Then if you turn it over with a flat spoon gently, the grains come off intact without breaking.

Finally…

• The Pulao I am making has medium spices. You could adjust salt and spice as per your taste.

Easy Chicken Pulao in Pressure Cooker | Homemade Chicken Pulao Recipe

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Easy Chicken Pulao in Pressure Cooker | Homemade Chicken Pulao Recipe

Bachelors Recipes | nonvegetarian
  • Prep Time 5 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Resting Time 15 mins
  • Total Time 35 mins
  • Servings 3

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kilo Chicken
  • 250 gms Basmati Rice (1.5 cup)
  • 1/4 cup Curd
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 tsp Chopped Mint leaves
  • 2 tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tsp Mirchi Powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 5 Cloves
  • 4 Cardamoms
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Biryani leaf
  • 1 tsp Black Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 2 1/4 cups Water
  • 3 tbsps Oil

Instructions

  1. Heat Oil in a Cooker and add Cloves, Cinnamon, Cardamoms, Black Cumin Seeds, Biryani Leaf and fry until they give out a nice aroma.
  2. Add sliced onion and fry till the color changes to golden brown.
  3. When you get a good color, add Ginger Garlic Paste, Turmeric, Mirchi Powder, Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder and Garam Masala and fry
  4. Add diced tomatoes and let them cook until soft.
  5. Take the Chicken soaked in saltwater for an hour, add it to the spices and fry on high flame for 4-5 minutes. Add 2 cups of water.
  6. Take the soaked Basmati Rice, mix well. Add whisked Curd, Chopped Mint leaves, Chopped Green Coriander. Mix and cook in the pressure cooker on high flame to two whistles. Then switch it off and leave it for 30 minutes.
  7. After 30 minutes, turn it over from the bottom with a flat spoon. There is your Perfect Chicken Pulao.

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