Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Tandoori Chicken Cheesy Rice

Im always thinking of something new and different to cook. My kids love cheese and chicken so I just put this recipe together that turned out so delicious. Its also a great Meal for Iftari in Ramadan. I always try to add some thing from each food group. This will have a lot of vegetables, chicken, and rice then it will be baked to perfection... Give it a try I'm sure you will enjoy it

                            Tandoori Chicken Cheesy Rice

(serves 6-8)
  • 2 lb boneless chicken breast
  • 16 oz Basmati rice it can be a little more
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tpsn olive oil
  • 2 cups chedder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp shan tandoori masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin (for rice)
  • Cilantro to garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Black pepper

  1. First we will set our water to boil rice, it will be regular fully cooked white rice. Add water I added about 24 oz water for the 16 oz rice. Once we put our water to boil you can add your cilantro and some salt to taste (moderate salt)
While we boil that we will start with our chicken. Cute chicken into small cubes heat oil and in chicken with garlic fry for about 1 min. Next you will add your spices which is the turmeric, paprika, red pepper, salt to taste and lemon juice. Let that cook thru for about 4-5 mins on low heat.
  1. Now you will add your yogurt stir in and let cook for about 1-2 mins. Then add all your vegetable's onions, tomatoes, bell pepper, and tomato sauce. Cover the skillet and cook about 5 mins. The mixture will be not too dry and not to watery (Image above)
  2. By now your white rice will be cooked and we can mix together our delicious rice. You will need a baking pan. Add all the rice at the bottom of the pan. Next pour over our chicken mixture, Top with your cheese and garnish with cilantro and black pepper.
    We will bake this for about 15 min on 350 in the oven Your all done enjoy your delicious Tandoori Chicken Cheesy rice.


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