31 August, 2009

Nasi Briyani

  • 1 cup of rice ( soak for 1-2 hours )
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 packet of Maggi brand Briyani Rice Mix
  • 100 g chicken breast ( sliced or cut into small pieces )
  • 4 star anise
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 small onion ( sliced or cut into small pieces )
  • 1/4 -1/2 cup of dried raisin
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro / Spring Onion for garnish ( Prefer Cilantro )
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil

  1. Heat the frying pan with 2 tbsp of cooking oil and stir fry the Briyani Rice Mix.
  2. Add in chicken and stir fry until the chicken half cook.
  3. Add in onion and soaked rice into the pan and stir well for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour the mixtures into your non-stick electrical rice cooker and add in water, star anise, cloves, and some salt to taste. Cook as normal you cook your rice.
  5. When the rice boiled, add in raisin and continue to cook until ready.
  6. Let it rest in the cooker for few minutes before serve.

Garnish the rice with chopped cilantro before serve.

If you want an easier way, just put all ingredients into your rice cooker and cook it as normal.

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