Swahili pilau is an aromatic, one pot dish that your family will love.
Keyword rice, rice pilau, swahili recipe
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 45minutes
1/2large onion sliced
2tsppilau masala or garam masala
Poach the diced chicken in 4 cups of water until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Once cooked, drain and keep the liquid.
Saute the onions, in canola oil, until soft...add garlic and ginger...continue to cook down onions, about 5 minutes.
Add potatoes and tomatoes...cook until potatoes begin to soften, about 10 minutes...sprinkle in pilau masala or garam masala...stir and cook another 3 minutes.
Return diced chicken to pan and add 3 cups of the reserved poaching liquid and bring to the boil…once boiled add the rice. Let the dish simmer until the rice is softened and the liquid has been absorbed. If the liquid is absorbed before the rice is cooked add the coconut milk.
Nutrition Info is to be used as a rough guide only. Nutrition Info is based on the products I am using and you may not be using the same products/brands. Thus the Nutrition Info may vary.