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No-Fuss Fridays: Chicken Masala Pilaf

No-Fuss Fridays: Chicken Masala Pilaf It's hard to find the perfect dish that everyone in the family will enjoy. Our No-fuss Chicken Masala Pilaf should do the trick and put a smile on everyone's face!

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Chicken Masala Pilaf

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Serves: 4


Ingredients:

1 packet Asian Home Gourmet Spice Paste for Indian Chicken Curry

4 pcs (350 g) chicken thigh

2 cups (376 g) uncooked rice

1 TBsp (18 g) yoghurt

3 cups (660 mL) water

2 TBsp oil

4 cardamom pods

1 ½ (6 g) cinnamon sticks

4 cloves

A pinch of salt

Fried shallots as garnish

Cilantro as garnish

½ cup raisins (optional)

 Cooking method:

1.       Marinate chicken thighs with 1TBsp Spice Paste and 1 TBsp yoghurt for at least ½ hour in the chiller.

2.       Heat oil in non-stick pan, brown both sides of the chicken thigh for 10 minutes over medium heat. Remove and set aside.

3.       Add cardamom pods, cinnamon, cloves, the remaining Spice Paste and a pinch of salt to the pan. Stir fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Add water and bring to boil.

4.       Put the uncooked rice in a rice cooker. Pour the hot mixture over it and mix well. Place chicken pieces on top of the mixture and leave to cook.

5.       Sprinkle raisins, cilantro and fried shallots as garnish.

 







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