Chicken Pilaau

Chicken Pilaau

CHICKEN PILAU
I was just about to make a Chicken Curry when I saw a post for Pilau. I’ve always wanted to try it so thought today a good a day as any. It was absolutely divine. I will add more chilly next time. Either that or the green chilies from my cousin’s garden were useless 😊 (more…)

Bukhari pilau

Bukhari pilau

Bukhari pilau Tried Tested

Fry chopped onions till golden brown, add 500 g cubed chicken or lamb, 1 tsp salt, few cloves, cardamom pods and cinnamon sticks, 2 tsp ginger and garlic paste, chilies to taste, 1 tsp ground coriander powder, cook till almost soft and add 3 grated carrots, cook for a few minutes more, and add washed rice.
Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to lowest and steam till the rice is soft.
Serve with dhai and poppadoms or sambals.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Faye Abrahams