Mention Kashmir and the first thing that usually pops into mind is its scenic splendour, snow-capped mountains, lush-green gardens and local handicrafts. As stunning as it is, the region also offers a wide range of culinary delights. Kashmiri cuisine is known for its usage of rich and aromatic ingredients such as cardamom, dry fruits, yogurt and Kashmiri red chilli. While the cuisine has a lot to offer, it is particularly famous for its non-vegetarian delicacies. From quintessential rogan josh, yakhni lamb curry to goshtaba, shab deg and more – these dishes spell indulgence in every bite! Today, we bring you an aromatic Kashmiri chicken pulao recipe that is a must-try for all the non-vegetarian lovers out there and makes for a wholesome dinner meal.
Just like any other chicken pulao recipe, this one too is made using rice and a host of other ingredients. But what sets it apart from others is its usage of whole spices and Kashmiri red chilies. It tastes best when served with mirchi salan or raita and is a perfect dish to serve at dinner parties. This pulao, oozing with flavours, will surely tantalise your taste buds. So, without much ado, let’s take a look at the recipe:
Kashmiri Chicken Pulao Recipe: How To Make Kashmiri Chicken Pulao
To begin with the recipe, first, wash the rice and soak it in water for around 20 minutes. Now, take the chicken thighs and cut into even-sized pieces. Wash these pieces well and drain out the excess water. In a bowl, add yogurt, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander seed powder and black pepper powder. Whisk well and keep aside.
Next, heat ghee in a pan. Add garlic cloves and onion. Saute well. Now, add ginger and green chillies. Add the whisked yogurt mixture and mix well. Cook for a few minutes and once you see the specks of fat coming up, add the chicken pieces. For the step-by-step recipe of Kashmiri chicken pulao, click here.
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