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How To Make The Best One Pot Chicken Rice

Updated: Oct 16, 2020

The taste of this One Pot Chicken Rice, with all the rich flavors and spices, will leave you spellbound.


Chicken Marinate

½ kg boneless chicken

½ tsp salt

2 tbsp plain yogurt

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp garlic paste

¼ tsp turmeric

½ tsp red chili

One-Pot Preparation

3 tbsp cooking oil

½ cup sliced onion

2 bay leaves

¼ tsp ginger paste

1 ½ cup-soaked basmati rice

1 tsp salt

1 ½ cup hot coconut milk

1 cup hot water

½ tsp garam masala

1 ½ tbsp fresh coriander

1 tsp ghee


1. Mix the chicken pieces with salt, yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric, and red chili

2. Saran wrap and marinate for 15 minutes

3. Place the chicken in a pot with cooking oil and cook until brown for 10-12 minutes on low-medium heat

4. Remove the chicken pieces, add sliced onions, a splash of water, bay leaves, ginger paste, and rice that has been soaked for 30 minutes

5. Pour hot coconut milk and hot water

6. Place the chicken back into the pot

7. Cook for 10-15 minutes on low-medium heat with the lid on

8. Sprinkle garam masala, chopped coriander leaves, and ghee

9. Give it one last stir before serving

10. Ready to Enjoy!


Hi! I have made this recipe a few times and it’s perfect. Literally perfect 👌🏻


Charan Tej
Charan Tej
May 13, 2020

hi can we substitute coconut milk with regular milk ?

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