How to make Chilli Chicken Tomato Pulao -

A quick chicken and rice preparation flavoured with Indian spices.One Pot Tomato Chilli Chicken Tomamto Pulao recipe is a finger licking dish made keeping in mind the satiating blend of chicken, tomatoes and aromatic basmati rice

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken boneless, Basmati rice

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

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Chilli Chicken Tomato Pulao

Chilli Chicken Tomato Pulao Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Chicken Tomato Pulao Recipe

  • Chicken boneless 1 inch cubes 250 grams

  • Basmati rice 1 1/4 cups

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic cloves roughly chopped 6-8

  • Green chillies roughly chopped 4-5

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cloves 3

  • Green cardamoms 3

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes pureed 2 medium

  • Chicken stock 2 cups


Step 1

Grind together ginger, garlic, green chillies, cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon and oil and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Put the paste in a microwave proof bowl. Put the chicken pieces and salt and mix everything well. Cook in the microwave oven on HIGH for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the tomato puree and mix. Add the rice and mix. Add chicken stock and mix. Cover the bowl with cling wrap, punch some holes in the wrap and cook in the microwave on HIGH for five minutes.

Step 4

Reduce heat to MEDIUM and cook for seven more minutes. Allow standing time of five minutes.

Step 5

Remove the cling wrap carefully and serve hot with raita or yogurt.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.