1: boneless chicken 1 kg (cut in 2 inch pieces)
2: ginger 2 inch (grated)
3: garlic 6 pieces (crushed)
4: saffron essences 1 tbsp or kewra water 2 tbsp
5: tomato paste 4 tbs
6: garam masala powder 4 tbsp
7: salt 1/4 tsp
8: turmeric 1/2 tsp
9: chicken cubes 2
10: lemon juice 2 tbsp
11: yogurt 1 cup
12: tomatoes 4 medium
13: onions 2 large
14: fresh coriander handful
15: fresh mint leaves 30
16: rice 750g (boiled with salt 1 & 1/2 tbsp)
17: ghee or oil 1/2 cup
1: heat ghee add the onions and fry till light golden, on high flame.
2: add ginger, garlic and fry for 5 minutes, on high flame.
3: now add the chicken and fry till changes colour, on high flame.
4: then add tomatoes, tomato paste, lemon juice, turmeric, garam masala powder, yogurt, chicken cubes, salt mix well, wait for a boil on high flame and then cover and cook on medium to high flame till the chicken is tender and ghee comes on surface.
5: for assembling: in a large pot add half boiled rice, chicken curry, mint leaves, coriander leaves, remaining rice, the essences, cover the pot with the lid and place it on the stove first 5 minutes on high flame and then 5 to 7 minutes on low flame.
6: serve hot with mint or garlic chutney.
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