Green Chicken Pulav / Pulao


500 gm chicken, cut into small pieces
2 cup basmati rice
4 cup water
1 big onion, chopped
2 tomato, chopped
1 cup coriander leaves
3/4 cup mint leaves
6-8 garlic cloves
1/2 tbsp ginger
4 green chillies
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp lime juice
3 cloves
3 cardamoms
3 cinnamons
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp ghee


  1. Wash the rice,  drain it and keep it aside. Grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, garlic, ginger and green chillies together to a paste without adding water.
  2. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan, add cloves, cardamoms, cinnamons and onion and saute well.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes  and saute well till soft. Then add ground paste and stir well.
  4. Add cleaned chicken pieces, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well.
  5. Add drained rice, garam masala, lime juice, water and salt and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook on medium flame till it is done. Switch off and let it stand covered for 5 minutes. Serve with raita……….



  1. I made this today… Simply awesome. Easy and yummy! My family loves it!! Thanks for sharing this recipe. Will surely try more

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