Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken

Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken is a Italian fusion recipe where an Italian Risotto is served along with desi grilled chicken. A delicious lunch meal you can serve over the weekends to your family.

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Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken
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Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken, is a complete meal, with a delicious risotto flavoured with tomato and basil and a dash of garlic adds great flavour to the risotto served with a desi masaledar grilled chicken to go with it.  

Although ideally, the traditional method of cooking risottos, is in a pan, this one is made quick in the pressure cooker, without the addition of wine, bring together all the flavours in there. 

The grilled chicken on the other hand, is marinated in Indian spices like red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala, yogurt and lemon juice that takes it spicy and tangy. 

The meal all in all is great to be served on a holiday to your family, who will enjoy the Italian risotto with the Indian grilled chicken. 

Serve Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken with a side of Broccoli Salad Recipe with Roasted Onion & Peppers, a drink of Apple And Ginger Cocktail Recipe followed by a dessert of Tiramisu Recipe (A Classic and Quick Italian Dessert)

Try our other Risotto Recipes: 

  1. Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Risotto Recipe
  2. Leek Mushroom & Lemon Risotto Recipe
  3. Creamy Mixed Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Cuisine: Fusion
Course: Main Course
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

    For the Tomato Basil Risotto
  • 1/2 cup Arborio rice
  • 1/3 cup Homemade tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic , finely chopped
  • 10 Basil leaves
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 cup Vegetable stock
  • For the Grilled Chicken
  • 1/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger , paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , paste
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 teaspoons Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken

  1. To begin making the Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken we will first make the risotto. 

To make the Tomato Basil Risotto 
  1. Heat a pressure cooker with olive oil on medium flame, add in the garlic, till it turns golden brown. 

  2. Next, add in basil leaves, and the tomato puree and cook, until it comes to a single boil. 

  3. To this add the arborio rice and continue to saute for 10-12 minutes. 

  4. Finally add in the vegetable stock, salt and close the pressure cooker. 

  5. Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles and turn off the heat. Set Tomato Basil Risotto aside and let the pressure release naturally. The rice will continue to cook while the pressure is still present.

To make the Grilled Chicken
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken along with yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, garam masala, kashmiri red chilli powder and salt as required. 

  2. Allow this to marinate for about an hour. 

  3. Heat some oil in a grilling pan on medium heat, place the marinated chicken and allow then to cook till  well done.

  4. Carefully flip the chicken and cook from another side as well. 

  5. Brush some more oil or butter on top while the chicken is grilling.

  6. Once the chicken is soft, juicy, and nicely cooked, transfer to a serving plate. 

  7. Serve the Tomato Basil Risotto along with the Grilled Chicken by the side and serve hot.

  8. Serve Tomato Basil Risotto Recipe With Grilled Chicken with a side of Broccoli Salad Recipe with Roasted Onion & Peppers, a drink of Apple And Ginger Cocktail Recipe followed by a dessert of Tiramisu Recipe (A Classic and Quick Italian Dessert).

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Last Modified On Friday, 28 September 2018 10:16
     
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