Vegetable Chicken Rice


2 cups basmati rice
1 cup chicken, cooked and shredded
1 cup cabbage, finely chopped
1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped
1/2 cup beans, finely chopped
3 onions, sliced
1 tomato, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
3-4 green chillies, chopped
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
6-8 cashew nuts
8-10 raisins
few coriander leaves
salt to taste
3-4 tbsp oil
1 1/2 tbsp ghee


  1. Cook chicken with little pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt. Shred it and keep it aside.
  2. Wash the basmati rice and drain it. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and saute crushed ginger and garlic.
  4. Add sliced 2 onions, chopped green chillies, beans, cabbage and carrots and saute for 2-3 minutes adding salt.
  5. Add shredded chicken and chopped tomato and mix well.
  6. Then add 1/2 cup of water and cook till all the water is absorbed. Keep it aside.
  7. Heat 1 1/2 tbsp ghee and 1 1/2 tbsp oil in another pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins and keep it aside.
  8. Add 1 small sliced onion and fry till golden and keep it aside. Mix the fried onions, cashew nuts and raisins with coriander leaves and 1/4 tsp garam masala for garnishing.
  9. In the same pan, add 4 cups of water and when it starts to boil, add drained rice and salt and cook covered till done on low flame.
  10. When the rice is cooked and all the water is absorbed, add the chicken-veg masala and 1/4 tsp garam masala and mix well.
  11. Transfer the rice to a serving plate and garnish with mix of fried onions, cashew nuts, raisins, and coriander leaves…Serve hot…


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