Finally, the sweet bliss of the weekend is here! We get to take a break from our hectic schedules and relax with our friends and family. The most popular way to spend time with our loved ones is to eat a meal together on the weekend. It is why we meet our friends for lunch or call our family home for dinner. Food is the best way to bond with people! If you have been looking for new dishes to make for your loved ones, then we have a delicious recipe. It is called malai tikka pulao! Juicy pieces of malai chicken tikka are cooked with rice to make this delicious chicken-rice dish.
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Chicken malai tikka meets the humble pulao in this creamy and juicy rice dish. It is super easy to make. First, the chicken is marinated and cooked, and then the marinade of the malai tikka is used to make a flavourful pulao. You can serve this decadent pulao with a raita of your choice or a masaledaar gravy.
Malai Tikka Pulao Recipe: How To Make Pulao Using Malai Tikka
First marinate the boneless chicken in salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, yoghurt and cream. Roast the marinated chicken, and save the marinade. Keep this aside.
Heat oil in a pan, and add whole spices like cardamom, star anise, clove, and peppercorn. Next, sauté green chillies, tomatoes and onions. Pour the marinade and let the masala cook for a while. Add the malai tikka to the masala. Season with garam masala, salt and mint leaves. Add the raw rice and water to the masala. Boil till the rice is cooked. Malai tikka pulao is ready!
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Sounds delicious, right? Make this creamy pulao at home and surprise your family with your culinary skills. Do tell us in the comments section how liked it!