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Royal Kabuli Pulao (Chickpea Pilaff)

Royal Kabuli Pulao (Chickpea Pilaff)
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time

45 minutes

5-6 persons
A complete package of Nawabi cuisine with the yummiest flavors of Royal food is here in this delicious rice dish that has chicken, dried fruits and chickpeas which reflects the richness of the dish.
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  • Chicken 1/2 kg (4 pieces)
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Onion (sliced) 2
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Cloves 10
  • Black cardamom 4
  • Cinnamon 4 sticks
  • Green cardamom 4
  • White cumin seed 1 tsp
  • Stock cube 2
  • Rice 1/2 kg
  • Carrot (julienne) 1
  • Almond blanched 2 tbsp
  • Pistachios blanched 2 tbsp
  • Raisins 20
  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar 1 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat up oil in a pan and fry onions till golden brown.

  2. Separate the fried onions and grind them.

  3. Fry chicken pieces in the same oil till light golden and than add grinded onions.

  4. Add 3 cups of water and cook for 10 minutes.

  5. Add cloves, black cardamom, cinnamon sticks, green cardamom and white cumin seeds.

  6. Cook till chicken tenders.

  7. Separate chicken and add chicken stock cubes in the remaining mixture.

  8. Add rice and mix well. Also place chicken pieces at the top.

  9. Cover with lid and let the rice cook. Garnish with dried fruits when ready to serve.

  10. For topping: Heat up 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry carrot, almond, pistachios, raisins, green cardamom powder and sugar. Cook for 5 minutes.

  11. Sprinkle this mixture over rice and serve.

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  1. Kabuli pulao

    on Aug 20 2014 5:07PM Report Abuse BAD
  2. Where do the chickpeas come into it?

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