Chicken Roast With Pulao

Ingredients for Chicken Roast:

1. Chicken cleaned – ¾ kg

2. Salt and pepper powder – For taste

    Parsley chopped – 1 big spoon

3. Maida – 2 big spoons

4. Butter – 2 big spoons

5. Onions – 1, medium sized chopped

6. Maida – 2 big spoons

    Salt and pepper powder – For taste

7. Lemon juice – 1 small spoon

8. Tomato purie – 1 cup

    Sugar – 2 small spoons

9. Butter – 1 big spoon

10. Shallots – 4, chopped

11. Basmati rice – 1.5 cups

      Bay leaf (Vayana Ila) – 1

      Salt – For taste

12. Carrot and beans chopped fine – ½ cup each

13. Saffron – A pinch, soaked in milk

14. Cream – ½ cup

15. Kashmiri chilli powder – 2 small spoons

How to prepare Chicken Roast?

1. Remove skin of chicken and cut it into big pieces.

2. Keep aside boneless pieces for frying.

3. Cook the remaining chicken pieces (with bones) in a pressure cooker.

4. Boil chicken skin and ingredients no: 2 adding 4 cups of water to prepare chicken stock.

5. Sprinkle a little maida in boneless chicken pieces, and deep fry in hot butter till it turns golden brown colour.

6. In the remaining butter, sauté onions.

7. Mix ingredients no: 6, and add it to onions along with 1 cup of chicken stock.

8. Heat the contents in low flame. Add lemon juice and stir well.

9. Mix tomato purie and sugar in a bowl, and add to the boiling sauce.

10. Mix it well, add chicken pieces and ½ cup stock.

11. Cook chicken in low flame for next 20-30 minutes.

12. Heat butter and sauté shallots, followed by bay leaf and rice.

13. Sauté the contents well, and then cook rice adding vegetables and 2.5 cups of chicken stock.

14. Before you take rice from flame, add saffron.

15. In a serving plate, place chicken at the centre, and cooked rice around it (like a ring, as shown in figure).

16. Whip the cream and pour on the top of chicken pieces.

17. Sprinkle Kashmiri chilli powder on its top and serve hot.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine Dec 15-31, 2017

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