A mixture of semi-cooked rice, sweet onions and carrots, and chunks of chicken–brought together and seasoned with turmeric, garam masala, and garlic. All topped with yogurt and fresh cilantro, it’s a fragrant mixture of Indian flavors you’re guaranteed to love.
Heat butter in large skillet set over medium heat; cook chicken, salt and pepper for 3 to 5 minutes or until starting to brown.
Stir in onion, carrot, ginger, garlic, turmeric and garam masala; cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked.
Stir in rice, peas and 1/4 cup water. Cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until rice is heated through and peas are cooked.
Divide among 4 bowls. Top each serving with dollop of yogurt; sprinkle with almonds, raisins and cilantro.
Ok, so you’ve tried all the curries, from madras to tikka masala. And maybe, just maybe you thought that there’s nothing you haven’t explored. Until now. Biryani is a classic Indian dish, that’s also not too hard to make. An authentic plate with marinated chicken, fluffy rice, and exuberant spices–this tasty biryani is bound to make a reoccurrence in your recipe rotation for years to come.
Now, let’s talk about ingredients. An authentic Biryani is abundant with aromatic spices including ginger, turmeric, and your choice of garam masala, which are cooked up with caramelized carrots and onions. This mixture is then combined with tender pieces of butter-browned chicken and our Ready to Serve Mahatma® Jasmine Rice. Swap it in for any jasmine rice recipe!
After, stirring in some peas and cooking until the rice is complete, you’ll top this savory mixture with a dollop of creamy plain Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of almonds, golden raisins, and fresh cilantro.
Are you a chutney lover? We thought so. This dish goes great with the sweet and sour elements of a good chutney. Substitute the raisins for your choice of chutney and enjoy!
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