• Prep Time
    20 Mints
  • Cook Time
    60 MInts
  • Serving
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This saffron-infused rice recipe is as unique and bold as it can get. This rice being a staple in middle eastern cuisine m brings in an international touch at any weekday dinner table. It’s cooked in a jiffy and its mild, delicate flavor is a heartthrob for all. In this recipe, we have paired it with chicken curry with a non-Indian curry base for a change to refresh your palate. Try out this rice to layer with pulao and biryani’s as well and experience beautiful changes in the dishes.


Ingredients Required


    How to make Persian Rice & Chicken curry at home

    Step 1

    Chicken Recipe :- Clean the chicken leg pieces thoroughly. Pat dry them really well.

    Step 2

    Into a deep vessel, add 3 cups of water or until the meat is submerged and put for boil.

    Step 3

    Once cooked properly, drain the water & Keep the chicken pieces aside.

    Step 4

    In a frying pan, melt butter & fry the chicken pieces until the chicken develops to change its color. Fry it for approx 2-3 mins on each side. And then keep them aside.

    Step 5

    Into the same pan add chopped onions. Stir it till it’s translucent.

    Step 6

    Add ginger garlic paste, minced garlic cloves, tomato purée. Mix everything really well. Once well combined, add tomato paste.

    Step 7

    Next goes the powdered spices - Salt, coriander powder, Kashmiri red chili powder & turmeric powder. Give it a good mix. Splash some water so that the masalas do not burn.

    Step 8

    As the oil separates, add the fried chicken pieces & saffron-infused milk.

    Step 9

    Cover the lid & Cook it for 10 minutes in low- medium flame until tender and juicy.

    Step 10

    Rice Recipe :- . Wash & Soak the long grain rice in water for at least 10 minutes. Maximum 30 minutes. After the rice is well soaked, strain the water using a colander.

    Step 11

    In a vessel full of water, add salt. As it comes to a good boil, add in the rice & cook it for 8-10 minutes. Strain the rice & wash thoroughly with cold water.

    Step 12

    Grease a pot with 2-3 Tbsp ghee. Add the cooked rice

    Step 13

    Make a few small holes. And then add saffron-infused milk. Cover the lid & Allow it to cook in the lowest heat possible.

    Step 14

    Garnish with mint leaves & Pomo pearls & cranberries

    Step 15

    Serve along with the Chicken and enjoy!

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