Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Meat rice/Erachi choru

Erachi choru is a popular Malabar cuisine. This is similar to Biriyani but made with less spices and made with plain rice instead of Basmati rice. 

What you need to make Meat rice:
  • Boiled rice - 2 cup
  • Chicken - 1/2 kg
  • Onion - 3 chopped
  • Tomato - 2 chopped
  • Green chilli - 4 chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Pineapple - 4 piece
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves - few
  • Coconut oil - 4 tbsp
  • Whole garam masala - each 1 piece
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Lemon - 4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
The preparation method:
  • Mix chicken pieces, onion,tomato,ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,green chilli,pine apple, curd ,lemon,coconut oil coriander leaves and salt in a bowl.Mix well and keep it aside for half hour.
  • Cook the above marination in a pan for about 20 minutes and make sure the meat is not broken.
  • In an another pan , cook the rice with  whole garam masala ,salt, turmeric powder,coriander leaves ,mint leaves and coconut oil till the rice is 75 % cooked.
  • Add the cooked rice to the chicken mixture and cook in slow flame till the rice is fully cooked.Finally sprinkle garam masala powder and coconut oil on the top. Put a tight lid on the pan and switch off the gas.
  • Very tasty Erachi chor / Meat rice is ready to be served with raita

1 comment:

  1. I enjoy all the recipe photographs... They definitely stir a growl in my stomach :D


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