Chicken Majboos

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the chicken:
  • 750 g - chicken, cut into medium pieces (with or without skin)
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • For chicken stock:
  • 2 - onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - chopped ginger
  • 6 cloves - garlic
  • 2 - tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 - cardamom
  • 2 - cloves
  • 1 - cinnamon stick
  • 1 small piece - dried lemon
  • 3/4 tsp - salt
  • 5 cups - water
  • For rice:
  • 2 cups - Extra-long grain basmati rice
  • 4 cups - chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • Dried lemon from the chicken stock
  • For Raita:
  • 250 ml - medium thick curd
  • 1 big - onion, chopped
  • 1 big - tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp - mint and coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - salt

How to Make Chicken Majboos

  • In a bowl, marinate chicken pieces with the ingredients under chicken. Cover and keep aside for half an hour.
  • Chicken stock:
  • In a bowl mix all the ingredients together.
  • Add marinated chicken pieces, cover and cook on a medium to low heat for 30 - 40 minutes until done.
  • When the stock cools, strain with a sieve.
  • Measure the chicken stock. It should be about 4 - 4.5 cups.
  • Discard everything except chicken pieces and dried lemon.
  • Now heat oil and on medium flame gently fry cooked chicken pieces until golden colour.
  • For the rice:
  • In a pan, boil chicken stock, dried lemon and salt to taste.
  • When it starts boiling, add drained rice and mix well.
  • Cover and cook on a medium to low heat for 15-18 minutes until done.
  • Once done, layer with the chicken.
  • For Raita:
  • In a bowl, mix medium thick yogurt and all the other ingredients.
  • Serve as a side dish with majboos.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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