Smoked Creamy Chicken Pulao

This Smoked Creamy Chicken Pulao recipe is next level of taste and aroma. All packed in this easy to follow quick recipe. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) thick ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 tsp
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) ½ tsp
  • Chicken mix boti ½ kg
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Ghee (Clarified butter) ½ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 2
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 & ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Saunf powder (Fennel powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 1 tbs
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Baking soda ¼ tsp
  • Javitri powder (Mace powder) ¼ tsp
  • Laung powder (Clove powder) 1/8 tsp
  • Pakola Full Cream Milk 1 & ½ Cup
  • Water 1 & ½ Cup or as required
  • Chawal (Rice) basmati or sella ½ kg (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • Hot water 2-3 tbs
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) slit 3-4
  • Charcoal for smoke
  • Cooking oil


In a bowl,add yogurt,green chilli paste,ginger garlic paste,cumin powder,salt,black pepper powder,white pepper powder,coriander powder and whisk well.

Add chicken and mix well,cover & marinate for 30 minutes.

In frying pan,add cooking oil and heat it.

Add marinated chicken and cook on medium flame for 2 minutes then cover and cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes and turn sides in between then cook on medium flame until it dries up & set aside.

In a pot,add clarified butter and let it melt.

Add onion and fry until golden brown and reserve half for layering & garnishing.

In remaining onion,add cumin seeds,star anise,black cardamom,bay leaves,cinnamon sticks and mix well.

Lower the flame while adding the spices,add green chilli paste,salt,fennel powder,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,nutmeg powder,white pepper powder,black pepper powder,baking soda,mace powder,clove powder & cook on low flame for a minute.

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

Add rice,mix well and cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

Add hot water and place preheated grilled/tawa under the pot.

Add cooked chicken pieces,garam masala powder,fried onion (reserved half for garnishing),green chillies,cover & simmer on low flame for 6-8 minutes.

Give coal smoke for 2-3 minute.

Garnish with fried onion & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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