Indian chicken pilaf

Indian chicken pilaf

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
100 g
basmati rice
10 g
cilantro
½
onion
½ clove
garlic
50 g
carrot
175 g
chicken breast
50 g
green beans
25 g
butter
5 g
cumin
5 g
masala
¼ tsp
chili powder
5 g
tumeric
25 g
ginger (grated)
50 g
yogurt
212½ ml
chicken stock
½
lemon (juice)
salt
pepper
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, large saucepan, fine grater, measuring cup

How-To Videos

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Basic naan

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Nutrition per serving

Cal319
Protein27 g
Fat14 g
Carb21 g
  • Step 1/5

    Wash rice in cold water and set aside. Roughly chop cilantro. Finely dice onion and garlic. Peel carrot. Cut carrot, chicken, and green beans into bite-sized pieces.
    • 100 g basmati rice
    • 10 g cilantro
    • ½ onion
    • ½ clove garlic
    • 50 g carrot
    • 175 g chicken breast
    • 50 g green beans
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Wash rice in cold water and set aside. Roughly chop cilantro. Finely dice onion and garlic. Peel carrot. Cut carrot, chicken, and green beans into bite-sized pieces.

  • Step 2/5

    In a large saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in butter over medium heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. Then, add chicken and sauté for approx. 5 – 7 min. until opaque. Set chicken aside.
    • 25 g butter
    • large saucepan

    In a large saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in butter over medium heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. Then, add chicken and sauté for approx. 5 – 7 min. until opaque. Set chicken aside.

  • Step 3/5

    Grate ginger. Then, add cumin, masala, chili powder, turmeric, and ginger to pan. Sauté for approx. 1 – 2 min. Add yogurt, cook until it begins to boil, and then add rice.
    • 5 g cumin
    • 5 g masala
    • ¼ tsp chili powder
    • 5 g turmeric
    • 25 g ginger
    • 50 g yogurt
    • fine grater

    Grate ginger. Then, add cumin, masala, chili powder, turmeric, and ginger to pan. Sauté for approx. 1 – 2 min. Add yogurt, cook until it begins to boil, and then add rice.

  • Step 4/5

    Add carrots and green beans to pan and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min. Pour chicken stock into pan and season with salt and pepper. Bring everything to a boil and then reduce to low heat. Cover with a lid and cook for approximately 10 – 12 min. until rice is done.
    • 212½ ml chicken stock
    • salt
    • pepper
    • measuring cup

    Add carrots and green beans to pan and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min. Pour chicken stock into pan and season with salt and pepper. Bring everything to a boil and then reduce to low heat. Cover with a lid and cook for approximately 10 – 12 min. until rice is done.

  • Step 5/5

    Return cooked chicken to pan. Add cilantro and lemon juice. Stir thoroughly. Enjoy warm with homemade naan bread.
    • ½ lemon

    Return cooked chicken to pan. Add cilantro and lemon juice. Stir thoroughly. Enjoy warm with homemade naan bread.

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