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Smoky chicken and seasoned rice with tomato basil sauce

Serve this rice and chicken with hot soup and enjoy a hearty dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine World
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people


For smoky chicken

  • 600 grams chicken , cut in small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon butter salted
  • 2 tablespoon coconut powder
  • 1 piece of charcoal

For tomato basil sauce

  • 1 ½ cup tomato puree
  • ½ cup chilli garlic sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 capsicum
  • 3 green chillies
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil leaves
  • salt to taste

For veggie sauce

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon mustard sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped capsicum
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoon chopped green chillies

For Rice

  • 2 cups (400 grams) rice
  • Water to boil
  • salt to taste

Rice Seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 chicken cube
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


For Smokey Chicken

  • Cook chicken with oil, ginger garlic paste and white pepper for 7 minutes. When chicken is tender, add butter, soy sauce and coconut powder. Dry excess water, if any.
  • Smoke chicken with a piece of red coal and few drops of oil. Chicken is ready.

For Tomato Basil sauce

  • Mix all ingredients of tomato basil sauce and blend into a smooth liquid.
  • Bring sauce to a boil and simmer for two minutes. Sauce is ready.

For veggie sauce

  • Mix all ingredient of veggie sauce together and set aside.

For Rice

  • Soak rice for 10 minutes.Then boil rice with salt until 80% cooked (1 kani). Strain rice and drain all water and set aside.
  • In the same rice skillet, heat oil, chicken cube, soy sauce, desiccated coconut and vinegar.Then add sugar. Now, add half rice. Mix lightly and carefully. Do not break the rice.  Finally, add remaining rice and mix well.
  • Heat the rice on low flame with lid covered (dum) for about 7 minutes until steam is visible when lid is removed.


  • Make sure chicken, sauce, and rice all are hot at the time of serving. The recipe makes two plates of rice.
  • Fill rice in a large plate. Add smoky chicken in the center leaving the sides for vegetable sauce.
  • Now fill the sides of rice with vegetables sauce and finally pour tomato sauce on the rice.