Basmati Rice: 2 cups
Chicken: 500 gms
Star Anise; 1
Oil: as needed
Ghee 2 tbsp
Onion: 3 sliced
Tomatoes: 3 chopped
Coriander Leaves; a handful
To make a paste:
Ginger Garlic: 11/2 tbsp
Green chillies: 4
To marinate Chicken:
Chilly Powder: 1 tsp
Garam Masala: 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Curd; 2 tbsp
Marinate the chicken and keep it aside for atleast half an hour
Wash and soak the basmati rice in water for atleast 20 minutes
Heat oil and shallow fry the marinated chicken (3/4 done) and keep aside
In a pressure cooker, heat ghee, throw in the whole garam masala
Add the onions and saute till it browns along the edges.
Now add the ginger garlic green chilly paste and saute till everything is brown.
Add the coriander leaves and saute again
Add the tomatoes and cook till limp.
Add the fried chicken pieces and mix everything properly.
Add the drained rice, 3 cups water and keep the lid.
When steam comes out steadily, keep the weight and wait for 20 seconds.
Turn off stove and wait for 20 minutes. (By this time, the pressure would have completely released and rice would have cooked properly)
Open lid and serve warm with raita and any curry of your choice.