Ingredients

  • Serves 2 people
  • 2 chicken thighs (boneless, skinless and cubed)

  • 2 tsp ground paprika 

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 

  • 2 tsp curry powder 

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala 

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 

  • 1 large onion chopped 

  • 2 dried chillies (sliced and seeds removed) 

  • 2 sprigs curry leaves 

  • coconut oil 

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk 

  • 2 cups of cooked rice (leftover rice works too) 

  • 1 cup of grated mild cheddar / mozzarella cheese 

  • salt and pepper

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Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Masala Baked Chicken Rice

An Indian twist to the regular baked rice.
  • Easy
  • 20 min
  • 30 min
  • 10 min
  • 4 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 4 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 30 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Marinate chicken

    • Pre-heat oven to 180C.
    • Marinate the chicken with the ground paprika, turmeric powder, curry powder, Garam Masala, salt and pepper.


  2. Cook chicken with aromatics

    • In a pan, heat some coconut oil and add the cumin seeds, chopped onions, dried chiliand curry leaves. 
    • Sauté till onions are slightly brown and fragrant.
    • Add the marinated chicken and cook till chicken is caramelized. 
    • Be sure to watch it so it doesn’t get burnt.
    • Add the coconut milk and let the curry gently simmer. 
    • Add some water if mixture is too thick. Remove from the heat.


  3. Bake chicken and rice

    • In a greased baking dish, add the cooked rice then dish out the chicken masala gravy onto the rice. 
    • Top the dish with grated cheese and bake for 15 minsor till the cheese is melted and bubbly.


Plate and Serve!

Plate and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 2 people
  • 2 chicken thighs (boneless, skinless and cubed)

  • 2 tsp ground paprika 

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 

  • 2 tsp curry powder 

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala 

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 

  • 1 large onion chopped 

  • 2 dried chillies (sliced and seeds removed) 

  • 2 sprigs curry leaves 

  • coconut oil 

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk 

  • 2 cups of cooked rice (leftover rice works too) 

  • 1 cup of grated mild cheddar / mozzarella cheese 

  • salt and pepper

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