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Chicken Jalfrezi with Pilau Rice

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    • PREP TIME
      30min
    • COOK TIME
      30min
    • READY TIME
      -
    • SERVINGS
      2-4

    INGREDIENTS

    Chicken Rub

    • 500g chicken breast, cut into 3-5cm pieces
    • 1 tbsp. turmeric
    • 1 tbsp. ground coriander
    • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
    • 2 tbsp. garam masala

    Chicken Jalfrezi

    • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
    • 2 tb. butter
    • 1 red onion, finely diced
    • 1 tbsp. grated ginger
    • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
    • 1 tsp. ground cumin
    • 1 tsp. ground coriander
    • 1 tsp. turmeric
    • 1 x 400g tin cherry tomatoes
    • 1 small green capsicum, cut into 2cm pieces
    • 2 green chillies, sliced
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • ½ cup water

    For a milder option – add 200ml coconut milk at the finish, heat through and serve.

    Pilau rice

    • 2 cups basmati rice
    • 1 tbsp. olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 2 tbsp. grated ginger
    • 1 ½ tbsp garam masala
    • ½ tsp cumin seeds
    • ½ tsp. fennel seeds
    • ½ tsp. turmeric powder
    • ½ tsp. Salt

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Mix together the turmeric, ground coriander, ground cumin and garam masala. Marinate the chicken in the mixed spices for at least ½ hour in the fridge.
    2. Place the removable cooking bowl into the multi cooker. Press the START/CANCEL button to turn on the multi cooker. Press the MENU button until SAUTE is illuminated. Adjust the time to 30 minutes. Press the START/CANCEL button to begin pre-heating. The multi cooker will beep when pre-heating is complete.
    3. Add 1 tbsp. of the vegetable oil and 1 tbsp. butter to the removable cooking bowl. Allow the butter to melt. Add the red onion, ginger and garlic and stir for 2 minutes. Add the cumin, coriander, turmeric and salt and stir for a further 2 minutes. Add the cherry tomatoes, capsicum, sliced green chillies and 1 ½ cups of water. Let cook for a further 20 minutes. The multi cooker will beep when the 30 minutes cook time has passed.
    4. Press the START/CANCEL button to turn off the multi cooker. Remove the removable cooking bowl by lifting by the handles and gently pour the ingredients into a large bowl. Clean the removable cooking bowl and return it to the multi cooker.
    5. Press the START/CANCEL button to turn on the multi cooker. Press the MENU button until the SAUTE is illuminated. Adjust the time to 20 minutes. Press the START/CANCEL button to begin pre-heating. The multi cooker will beep when pre-heating is complete. Add 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil and 1 tbsp. butter. Allow the butter to melt. Add the chicken pieces to the removable cooking bowl and brown on all sides. Return the sauce to the removable cooking bowl and cook for a further 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
    6. Serve with pilau rice.

    Pilau rice

        1. Place the rice in the removable cooking bowl. Stir in the olive oil to coat. Add the garlic, ginger, garam masala, cumin and fennel seeds, turmeric and salt. Stir until well combined.
        2. Add water to the 2 marking on the inside of the cooking bowl. Close the lid.
        3. Press MENU until the WHITE RICE function is illuminated. Press START/CANCEL to begin. The multi cooker will automatically switch to KEEP WARM. Press START/CANCEL to cancel the KEEP WARM function.
        4. Serve with Chicken Jalfrezi.

    This recipe was developed using a Kambrook Appliance.

    APPLIANCES

    • Health Steam™ PLUS Multi CookerHealth Steam™ PLUS Multi Cooker
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