Ouzi Chicken Rice

This Ouzi Chicken Rice recipe will definitely turn heads and have everyone asking for the recipe. Make it this weekend and enjoy restaurant quality food at home #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Tomato paste 1-2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Cooking oil 1-2 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) peeled 15-16
  • Kishmish (Raisins) 2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 large
  • Gajar (Carrots) cubes ½ Cup
  • Matar (Peas) ½ Cup
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ¼ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Chicken cubes 2
  • Water 4 Cups or as required
  • Chawal (Rice) basmati 2 & ½ Cup (soaked)
  • Water ½ Cup
  • Samosa patti
  • Anday ki zardi (Egg yolk) whisked 1
  • Paprika powder


In a bowl,add chicken,garlic paste,salt,black pepper powder,cumin powder,turmeric powder,tomato paste,mix well,cover and marinate for 30 minutes.

In frying pan,add cooking oil & fry marinated chicken from all sides until done & set aside.

In a pot,add cooking oil,almonds & fry until light golden.

Add raisins and fry for 30 seconds & take out for later use.

In the same pot,add cooking oil,onion and saute until translucent.

Add carrots,peas and mix well.

Add salt,turmeric powder,black pepper powder,cardamom powder,nutmeg powder and mix well.

Add chicken cubes,fried almonds & raisins and water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

Add rice & mix well.

Add water & bring to boil,cover & steam cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes.

In a deep bowl,arrange (overlap) samosa patti,add cooked rice,cooked chicken pieces,cooked rice & press gently.

Now cover the rice with samosa patti.

Apply egg yolk and fold the ends of samosa patti & seal with egg yolk.

Flip the bowl on baking tray,apply egg yolk & sprinkle paprika powder.

Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 10 minutes.

Serve hot!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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