Makhni Dum Chicken Pulao

A buttery, aromatic and packed with flavour Makhni Dum Chicken Pulao recipe. A must try for all. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #Nurpur #NurpurButter

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-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 1 tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 2 tsp

-Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 6-7

-Shahi zeera (Caraway seeds) ½ tsp

-Laung (Cloves) 7-8

-Javitri (Mace) 2 blades

-Jaifil (Nutmeg) ¼ piece

-Boneless chicken thigh pieces 4

-Tikka masala 1 tbs

-Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste

-Lemon juice 1 tbs

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tsp

-Cooking oil ¼ Cup

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1 tbs

-Nurpur Butter salted 2-3 tbs (20g)

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 1

-Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1

-Tez patta (Bay leaves) 2

-Aloo bukhara (Dried plums) 6-8

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 medium

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 & ½ tbs

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs

-Tamatar (Tomato) chopped 1 small

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¼ Cup

-Namak (Salt) 2 tsp or to taste

-Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed 1 tsp

-Water 3 Cups

-Chawal (Rice) sella ½ kg (soaked for 1 hour)

-Nurpur Butter salted 2-3 tbs (20g)



-In a spice mixer,add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,green cardamom,caraway seeds,cloves,mace, nutmeg,grind well & set aside.

-In a bowl,add chicken,½ tbs of ground spices (reserve remaining for later use),tikka masala,salt, lemon juice,ginger garlic paste,mix well & set aside.

-In a pot,add cooking oil,chicken & fry on medium flame from both sides until golden brown,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes then cut into pieces,sprinkle fresh coriander,cover & set aside.

-In the same pot,add butter & let it melt.

-Add star anise,cinnamon stick,bay leaves,dried plums & mix well.

-Add onion & sauté until translucent.

-Add green chilli paste,ginger garlic paste,mix well & cook for 2 minutes.

-Add tomatoes,mix well & cook until tomatoes are soft.

-Add yogurt,remaining ground spices,salt,black pepper crushed,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add water,mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add soaked rice,mix well & cook on medium flame until water is reduced,cover with kitchen cloth & lid and steam cook on low flame for 12-15 minutes.

-On a serving dish,add cooked rice & chicken pieces.

-In a saucepan,add butter & let it melt.

-Drizzle melted butter on serving dish & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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