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Homemade Baby Food - Chicken & Leafy Greens Pulao
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Try this simple & quick pulao packed with carbs, protein & nutrients for your baby's next meal!

Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Shireen Sequeira @ www.ruchikrandhap.com
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup tender preferably thigh portion boneless chicken
  • 2 tablespoons spinach chopped
  • 1 tablespoons coriander leaves
  • 2 curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kasuri methi dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 small onion chopped about 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 small tomato chopped about 1 tablespoon
  • 1/8 tsp bafat pwd or any spice blend to taste optional
  • ghee as required
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash the rice until the water runs clear. Soak it in a little water till required.
  2. In a small pressure cooker or pan, heat the ghee, fry the curry leaves and then fry the onions till pale. Add the tomatoes and fry till mushy.
  3. Add the bafat/spice blend and stir for a couple of seconds and then add the chicken & fry for about two minutes. Add the chopped spinach, coriander and kasuri methi.
  4. Mix in the washed and drained rice and a little more than double the amount of water (a little more than 1/2 cup water). Cover the pressure cooker and pressure cook for about 6-7 whistles.
  5. Allow the cooker to come to room temperature. Then open, stir and add salt to taste if required.
  6. Slightly cool before serving. You may garnish with a little ghee if desired.