Chicken Pilau

chicken pilau


  • 400g chicken fillet, diced
  • 250ml M&S Coconut Milk
  • 500ml water
  • 2 tbsp concentrated chicken stock
  • 400g basmati rice, soaked for ½ hour and drain water
  • 2 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp black peppercorn
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 8 cardamom pods
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 100g cashew nuts, toasted
  • 100g raisins, soaked in hot water till plump
  • 5 tbsp cooking oil
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  • Heat cooking oil. Fry onions, garlic, black peppercorn, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and garam masala till fragrant. Add in chicken and stir fry till chicken is partially cooked. Turn off fire.
  • Put rice and the rest of the ingredients into a rice cooker and cook. Fluff up rice before serving.

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