Chicken Tikka Pulao Recipe

How to Make Chicken Tikka Pulao

Get the whole family eating a scrumptious rice dish. Combine the taste of tikka and pulao in one recipe. Chicken Tikka Pulao is perfect to serve with simple gravy or salsa.

Chicken Tikka Pulao

Chicken Tikka Pulao
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Pakistani
Serves: 4
  • Rice ½ kg (soaked)
For Chicken Marination
  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Yogurt 2 cups
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Chicken tikka masala 4 tbsp
For Gravy
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Onion 3 large (sliced)
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp or to taste
  • Lemon 2
  • Green chilies 2 (sliced)
For Stock
  • Water 4-5 glasses
  • Chicken bones as required
  • Garlic 4-6 cloves (crushed)
  • Whole coriander 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  1. Marinade chicken with yogurt, ginger garlic paste and tikka masala. Leave for 1 hour.
  2. Add stock ingredients in a pan and cook for 15 minutes. It should be enough to cook the rice. Sieve through a strainer. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in another pan and golden brown onion. Remove onion.
  4. In same oil put marinade chicken and cook until half cooked.
  5. Now add red chili powder, black pepper powder, salt and lemon juice. Cook and when its tender, add green chilies.
  6. Meanwhile heat up stock, add rice (adjust salt) and cook until 80% rice are cooked.
  7. Keep rice on dum for 10 minutes.
  8. Dish out rice in serving platter, put chicken over rice and sprinkle brown onion. Serve warm.