Shredded Chicken Pulav

This pulav is one of my favourites .Its full of flavours and very easy to make .The chicken stock gives  this pulav  very nice flavour.
1 1/2 cup Basmati rice soaked for about 20 min.
250gms chicken
1 tsp shahi jeera
2 sticks of cinnamon
4-5 cloves
1 tsp pepper corns
2 star anise
 2 black cardamon
3-4 green cardamon
1 mace (javitri)
1.5 tbsp olive oil
1 'ginger
4-5 cloves of garlic.
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2-3 kashmiri chillies torn apart
2 onions sliced
salt to taste.


Prepare the Chicken stock by boiling the chicken in  3 cups water with salt,1/2 tsp pepper,1 Cinnamon,ginger and garlic and 1 bay leaf.

Once the chicken has been cooked  well ,shred the chicken pieces and keep the stock aside.

Heat the pressure cooker vessel add oil and once the oil is been heated add the bay leaf,shahi jeera,1/2 tsp pepper,cloves,javitri,star anise and the Cinnamon and cardamons.

Add the kashmiri chillies and the sliced onions and fry well till the onion turn light brown.

Now mix the shredded chicken and fry well for 3 min.

Add the soaked rice (discard the water) and the turmeric powder and fry well for about 4-5 min.

Now mix in the stock and cover the lid and pressure cook till done( simmer the gas after the first whistle for about 3-4 min.)open the lid  and fluff the rice with the fork.

Serve hot with some salad /some chicken roast along .

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