Chicken Yakhni Pulao

Dinners where you can cook everything in a single pot are one of my favorite things. This recipe for Chicken Yakhni Pulao is one of those recipes, and you're going to love it. This looks like just another chicken and rice dish, but it's so much more flavorful than that.

What You'll Need

– Sliced Onions – Garlic Cloves – Julienned Ginger – Cinnamon – Cardamom Pods – Whole Cloves – Whole Black Peppercorns – Bone-in Skin-on Chicken Thighs – Water – Kosher Salt – Basmati Rice – Garam Masala – Ghee

How To Make Chicken Yakhni Pulao

1. Place onions, ginger, garlic and spices into a cheese cloth and secure. 2. Place chicken, water, salt, and the bundle in your instant pot. 3. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. Allow the pot to sit undisturbed for 10 minutes. 4. Remove the bundle and discard.

How To Make Chicken Yakhni Pulao

5. Remove the chicken and break into large pieces. 6. You should have 1.5 cups of stock in your instant pot (use a measuring cup to be sure). 7. Leave 1.5 cups of stock in the pot for cooking the rice and reserve any remaining stock for a different recipe.

How To Make Chicken Yakhni Pulao

8. To the stock, add the rinsed long grain basmati rice, garam masala, ghee and salt. Ensure rice is covered by the stock. 9. Lay the chicken pieces on top of the rice. 10. Cook on high for 4 minutes. Allow the pot to sit for 10 minutes, and then release all pressure. 11. Mix lightly and serve.

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