This one-pot meal Anglo-Indian recipe is very comforting. It is very popular among single people who don't feel like cooking an entire meal but something that will fill their stomachs in a healthy way and be very delicious at the same time without putting in much effort. Some may even call it nonveg khichdi or an Indian non-veg risotto. 

Chicken Pish Pash Recipe Card

This Anglo-Indian recipe is pure comfort food which is very easy to digest.

Total Time :
30 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
20 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Main Course
Kishori Sud


  • 250 gms chicken
  • 2 small-medium sized potatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 150 gms basmati rice
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 150 ml milk
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Little lemon juice for marinade
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 cloves


Step 1
Gather all the spices, marinate the chicken in salt and lemon juice and salt.
Step 2
Chop the garlic and onion and thin slices of ginger.
Step 3
Cut the potatoes into halves with their skin peeled off.
Step 4
Take a thick bottomed non-stick pan and pour a litre of water with all the spices (cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, star anise, black peppercorn), in it.
Step 5
Boil the water until it becomes half.
Step 6
Fold in the chopped garlic, onion, chicken and ginger and lower the flame.
Step 7
Cook for 5 minutes and then add salt as per taste along with the potatoes. Cook for 7 minutes keeping the flame on low.
Step 8
Now add the well washed, soaked rice and mix well.
Step 9
Add the milk and then cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes or until you feel that the rice is over cooked.
Step 10
You can add more milk but not water if you feel the rice is not messy enough.
Step 11
Once everything is cooked, add the butter and mix well.
Step 12