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kothimeera kodi pulao recipe

Kothimeera Kodi Pulao Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Andhra, Hyderabadi, Telangana
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author BINDU

Ingredients

For Soaking

  • 2 cups basmati rice (1 cup = 120 grams)
  • Water as required

For Grinding

  • 50 grams coriander leaves
  • 2 green chilies
  • ¼ cup water

For Pulao

  • 300 grams chicken
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 4 to 5 tbsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 kapok buds
  • 1 mace
  • 5 cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/8- piece nutmeg
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 ½ cups water (1 cup=same cup used for rice)
  • ¼ mint leaves

Instructions

Soaking

  1. Soak basmati rice in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Rinse for 2 to3 times before cooking

Grinding

  1. Blend coriander leaves and green chilies together into a smooth paste adding a little water and keep aside.

Making Pulao

  1. Heat 2 tsp of oil and 4 to5 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  2. Put all the whole garam masala spices mentioned above in the ingredients section and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add green chilies, vertically sliced onions, salt and sauté until they become soft.
  4. Put ginger garlic paste and sauté until the raw flavor disappears.

  5. Add chicken pieces and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook until the chicken is 75 Percent done.
  7. Open the lid and add coriander green chili paste, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Pour water, add mint leaves and bring to a boil. add the soaked rice once the water begins to boil.
  9. Water stops to boil after adding the rice.so cook high flame it starts to bubble.
  10. When the rice starts to bubble, turn the flame to simmer and cook until the rice is perfectly done.