If you don’t like to wash different pots and pans to make a good meal, check out this simple recipe on how to make one-pot chicken and rice.


To Marinate the chicken, you will need the following ingredients:

  • ½ kg boneless chicken
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp red chilli

One-Pot Preparation Process

  • 1 tsp ghee (optional)
  • ½ cup sliced onion
  • Two bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garam masala (optional)
  • ¼ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 ½ cup-soaked basmati rice
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 ½ cup hot coconut milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp fresh coriander (optional)

Procedure for one-pot chicken and rice

  • First of all, Mix the chicken pieces with salt, yoghurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric, and red chilli
  • Place the chicken in a bowl and use saran wrap to cover it. After coating, leave it to marinate for 15 minutes
  • Next, put the chicken in a pot with cooking oil and cook until brown for about10-12 minutes on low-medium heat
  • Afterwards, remove the chicken pieces, add in the sliced onions, sprinkle some water, add in bay leaves, some ginger paste and rice that has been soaked for about 30 minutes
  • Pour some hot coconut milk and hot water into the pot along with the other ingredients
  • It’s time to put the chicken back into the pot
  • Let everything cook for 10-15 minutes on low-medium heat with the lid on
  • Sprinkle some garam masala, chopped coriander leaves, and ghee for extra flavour if you have them available
  • Stir one last time to be sure it’s cooked properly, if it’s not, then use a saran wrap to cover the pot before placing the lid over it. The food should cook on low heat to steam the rice, so it cooks evenly.

You are ready to enjoy your meal!

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