Mughlai Chicken Pilaf
Mughlai Chicken Pilaf

Mughlai Chicken Pilaf


Serves 2-3

Only for SF Bay

An aromatic chicken and rice dish that will warm your heart and household. We start with our family's blend of whole spices and saffron.  

TIP: cut packet on three sides for easy transfer

Ingredients: Antibiotic free Halal Chicken, Basmati Rice, Organic Onions, Organic Ginger, Organic Garlic, Avocado Oil, Organic Cashews, Organic Serrano Pepper, Organic Cilantro, Spices & Salt.  Allergens: Tree nuts (cashews)

Package includes: 1) Basmati Rice 2) Pilaf Sauce 3) Chicken 

Instant Pot Instructions

  1. Set to SAUTE. Add rice, sauce and chicken. Stir for 4 minutes.
  2. Add ¾ cup water, stir scrapping off all brown bits stuck to the bottom of the pan (deglaze). 
  3. Pat down to ensure all rice is submerged under the water and SEAL and cook on HIGH PRESSURE for 8 minutes.
  4. Once done, rest for 10 minutes, then VENT to release remaining pressure.
  5. Remove lid, stir to mix all together. Enjoy!

    Stovetop Instructions

    1. Sauté chicken in the sauce for 5 minutes.
    2. Add 1 ¼ cup water and rice and bring to boil. 
    3. Reduce heat to low and cover the pan.
    4. Cook till water is absorbed, about 16 to 18 minutes.
    5. Take off the stove and let sit for 5 minutes.
    6. Remove lid and fluff rice with a fork.  Mix and enjoy!

    Note: Salt is kept low, adjust to taste

    Garnish with: onions, yogurt

    Leftover tip: splash with water prior to heating to freshen rice

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    Nisha P.
    United States United States

    My favorite dish

    Loved everything about it.

    Veronica M.
    United States United States

    Delicious & Perfect Pilaf!

    This Seeti kit magically transformed itself into a perfectly balanced, flavorful gourmet meal in my instant pot! The textures are lovely with wonderful surprises of cashews and spices in each bite. I served it with sliced, fresh white onion on top and a squeeze of lime. We enjoyed it so much. We don't eat meat in our home often, so I neglected to defrost the chicken first—whoops. I sauteed a little longer and added 4 minutes of cook time after the initial venting and it was absolutely perfect and tender! You need to try this.

    United States United States

    Dinner ready despite crying baby!

    I had stashed this chicken pilaf mealkit for a rainy day and after a long afternoon with a fussing baby, had to resort to making dinner with baby in a carrier sling (and to increase the stakes — she was crying in there). She is still crying but I managed to make and eat dinner. Thank you Seeti for feeding newbie parents with healthy, yummy food! Now I have energy to soothe her!


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