Fruit And Nut Basmati Rice With Chicken

basmati chiken

Recipe by imran of mumbai, IN

a unique combination of fruits and basmati with chicken

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1 cup basmati rice
    • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breasts
    • ¼ cup dark raisins
    • ¼ cup golden raisins
    • ¼ cup chopped dried apricots
    • ½ cup halved raw cashews
    • 2 tsp curry powder, divided
    • 1 large tart, crisp chopped apple
    • 1/3 Cup chopped green onion
    •  salt to taste


    1. Cook rice , omitting salt. Before draining, add raisins, apricots and diced chicken .
    2. Drain and sprinkle ½ tsp curry powder on top of rice. Cover and set aside, allowing dried fruit to plump.
    3. Heat a heavy large skillet on medium heat. Add cashew halves and 1½ tsp curry powder.
    4. Shake skillet frequently for two minutes to lightly toast cashews and warm curry powder.
    5. Add apples and green onions, stirring until curry powder coats them.
    6. Add (optional chicken), toss until completely heated.
    7. Remove from heat and add rice mixture. Sprinkle with salt to taste.