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Sunday, 17 February 2013

Chicken paella (spanish chicken rice)

Basmati rice 3 cups
Chicken 400 gms (can use boneless or thighs or drumstick)
Capsicum 1 diced
Tomatoes 3
Onion sliced 1
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Green chilli chopped 1
Pepper powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Salt as required
Olive oil 2 tbsp
1.      Marinate chicken with salt and pepper powder for an hour
2.      Shallow fry it in oil till outer turns brown( u can deep fry too)
3.      In a pressure pan add oil, onion, capsicum  and  chilli
4.      Just toss once
5.      Add tomatoes and cook till mushy
6.      Add garlic paste, turmeric , rice and fried chicken
7.      Add about 6 cups of water and salt
8.      Close the pan
9.      When air starts coming out, put whistle and cook in low simmer flame for 10 minutes
10.  Once the pressure settles down , fluff rice with a fork
11.  If needed add pepper powder to the top

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