Basmathi rice – 1 cup
Cloves – 2
cinnamon – 1/2 inch piece
Cardamon – 3
Water – 2 cups
Chicken boneless – 1/2 kg washed ,cut into 1 inch cubes
Cumin seeds -1/2 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Medium sized onions -2 finely chopped
Green chilles – 4 sliced
turmeric -1/2 tsp
Red chilles powder – 1 tbsp
Pulav masala or garam masala – 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Finely chopped coriander – 1tbsp
Oil – 2 tbsp
Wash rice and cook with lavang ,cinnamon, cardamon along with 2 cups of water. When rice is cooked spread it in a large tray to cool, and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a large kadai and add cumin seeds and curry leaves and fry for a second. After this add chopped onions , green chilles , turmeric and salt and fry till onions turn light brown colour.
Add red chilli powder , pulav masala or garam masala and fry for 1 to 2 minutes then add washed chicken and mix well . Cover and cook until the chicken is cooked .
Make sure the chicken is cooked properly. Add water if necessary . Add boiled rice to the chicken masala and mix well .Uncover the pan, increase the heat to high and mix well. Adjust seasoning .
Remove from heat and add finely chopped coriander . Serve with raitha .