Shahzada Kitchen

Parsi Style Curry Rice

Shahzada Rice Variety Used

Supreme Basmati Rice (purple pack)


Chicken 1 kg
Desiccated coconut 1/2 cup
Onion 1
Tomatoes 5
Garlic 5 - 6 cloves
Curry leaves 6- 7
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Green chillies 1 tsp
Shahzada Ginger paste 1 tsp
Shahzada Tamarind paste 1 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Shahzada rice 1 cup

Ingredients for the Curry Powder:
Kashmiri red chillies 3 - 4
Coriander seeds 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Sesame seeds 1/2 tsp
Poppy seeds 1/2 tsp
Cashew nuts 2-4
Roasted grams 2 tsp
Peanuts 2 tsp


Dry roast all the ingredients listed under Curry Powder on a low flame, allow to cool and grind into a fine powder and keep aside. Next grind the coconut, onions, tomatoes, garlic cloves, green chilies & ginger paste and curry leaves into a fine paste. Heat oil, add in the prepared paste, cook till the oil in the mixture separates. Now add in water and the chicken and salt to taste, cook till the chicken is cooked. Just before serving add in the tamarind paste and give it one last boil. Serve with boiled rice and Kachumbar on the side.