5 Whole black peppercorns
3 Pieces cinnamon bark
1 chicken,, washed and disjointed
2 cups chopped tomatoes
3 cups carrots, cut into strips
¼ cup roughly ground coriander seeds
1 Tbsp pounded fresh ginger
1 tsp crushed garlic
2 ground or chopped green chillies
4 ½ tsp salt
3 ½ cups basmati rice, washed
1 cup cooked chick peas
¼ cup ghee
3 Tbsp pine kernels
2 Tbsp chopped Almonds
2 Tbsp sultanas
Place onions, ghee, cumin, cardamom, pepper and cinnamon in a pot and braise until onions turn light brown.
Add the meat and ¼ cup water. Cook over medium heat and braise for a few minutes.
Add the tomatoes, carrots, coriander, ginger, garlic, and chillies, then cook for 5-7 minutes, or until a thick gravy forms.
Serve with spiced yoghurt