Prep 15 m
Cook 40m


    100ml oil

    1 onion, chopped

    2 carrots, cubed

    1 stalk celery, chopped

    1/2 tbsp turmeric powder

    1 tsp cumin powder

    4 tbsp tomato paste

    2 tomatoes, chopped

    1 litre water

    1.5kg chicken

    Salt and pepper, to taste

    500gm rice, cooked, and a handful of redcurrants mixed in

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Ingredient Substitution Guide


1. Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté onion, carrot and celery till glazed.

2. Add turmeric and cumin powders.

3. Saute for a minute. Add tomato paste and tomatoes and cook for a minute. Add the water and cook to form a gravy.

4. Place chicken in a pot of water and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper, cover, and cook for 30 minutes. Remove chicken, cool it slightly and cut into pieces.

5. Heap rice on a plate, push chicken pieces into the rice all around and the drizzle the gravy all over.

6. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy: Hassan, Radisson SAS Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek

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