Fatima Asif Latif
Bismillah hir Rahman nir Raheem
Learnt how to make from my mum
2 chickens cut and washed
4 potatoes cut in ¼'s
2 cups basmati rice
2 onions chopped fine or a handful of fried onions
2 tomatoes liquidised
In a pot put 2 tablespoons oil, I used olive oil. Add a handful of fried onions or you can braise onions (you’ll need 2 onions to braise). 2 cinnamon sticks, 2 Elachi (cardomom), 3-4 peppercorns, 2 tomatoes 🍅 liquidised, 2 teaspoons ginger garlic, 2 teaspoons chili garlic masala.
Then add 1-2 teaspoons salt, 1-2 teaspoons fine red chili powder, 2 teaspoons dhana (coriander powder), 2 teaspoons jiro (fine cumin powder), ¼ teaspoon turmeric & 3 tablespoons tomato 🍅 purée/2 tablespoons tomato paste.
Mix all masalas with chicken. Add in potatoes cut in 4 (about ¾ potatoes) and 2 cups washed rice. You can add more masalas to your liking. Add more salt if necessary. Add 4 cups water. Cook on high for 15 minutes. On medium heat for 20 minutes and then on low till meat is cook and potatoes are soft. Serve with raita. Garnish with coriander. Enjoy.