Chicken Bukhari Rice

by Nazreen Ebthisam

Chicken Bukhari Rice Recipe | How to make Bukhari Rice?

It is an aromatic and flavorful rice dish. This recipe is popular in the middle eastern countries. It has a wonderful fragrance and a lovely color (due to the shredded carrots). This dish is best enjoyed with salad, yoghurt etc.

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Chicken Bukhari Rice

Serves: 3 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Rating: 4.0/5
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  • Basmati Rice - 2.5 cups (soaked)
  • Grated Carrot - 2 carrots
  • Pepper Corns - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon Sticks - 2"
  • Onion - 1 (big, sliced)
  • Tomato Puree - 2 cups
  • Tomato Paste - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Chicken - 1 kg (with skin)


  1. Heat oil in a vessel, add onion and cook till golden brown. Add carrots and cook till it softens. Add tomato puree and paste, mix well. Add cumin powder, salt and combine together.
  2. Add the chicken to the tomato mixture and combine well. Add enough hot water till the chicken is immersed, bring to a boil, cover and cook on low heat.
  3. Cook till chicken is done, remove the chicken and keep it aside.
  4. Check salt in the stock, add rice and cook covered until the rice is cooked.
  5. Marinate the chicken if needed. Melt butter or oil in a pan and grill the chicken until the skin has browned. Serve it along with rice.
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