Baked pistachio rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 g - rice cooked in salt water
  • 50 g - pistachio paste
  • 1 cup - chicken, boiled and shredded
  • 2-3 tbsp - butter
  • 2 cups - spring onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp - flour
  • 1 cup - milk
  • 1/2 cup - chicken stock
  • 3-4 - chillies, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - ajinomoto
  • carrots for garnishing
  • few pistachios chopped

How to Make Baked pistachio rice

  • Heat the butter and saute 1 cup onion. Add chicken and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add flour, saute till light brown.
  • Add the pistachio paste, saute for 1 minute.
  • Gradually add milk, stock, chillies and 1/2 cup spring onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes season with salt, pepper and ajinomoto and remove from fire
  • Fry remaining spring onions in oil, add rice and remove from fire.
  • Grease an oven proof dish, spread half the rice, spread the sauce over it and cover with remaining rice.
  • Sprinkle some chopped pistachio on the rice and knobs of butter. Bake for 10 minutes. Decorate with carrot petals.