Yakhni Chawal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 pieces broiler chicken (washed)
  • 20 to 15 peppercorns
  • 6 black cardamoms
  • 4 large onions, sliced
  • 4 tbsp - ground ginger-garlic
  • 2 cups - rice, picked, washed and soaked
  • 1 large stick cinnamon
  • 15 cloves
  • 4 cups - water
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • green chillies to taste (sliced)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Yakhni Chawal

  • Into a large, microwave-safe dish, put the first 8 ingredients.
  • Microwave covered at 100% power for 10 minutes.
  • Let stand 5 minutes, and then remove chicken pieces from the stock.
  • Lightly heat the oil in a kadai on the gas. Add the onions.
  • Fry till a light brown then add half the ginger and garlic and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the chicken pieces and fry till lightly browned.
  • Add the rest of the ginger garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
  • In a large microwave-safe dish add the stock, browned chicken, drained rice and chillies.
  • Microwave uncovered at 100% power for 12 minutes or till the rice has steamy holes on top.
  • Reduce power level to 50% and continue to cook covered for 6 minutes.
  • Stand 5-7 minutes before serving.