Turmeric Chicken Thighs And Rice Recipe - simple to make, flavorful and nutritious one pot meal. Ready in 40 minutes, great for busy families and kids.
Heat oil in a large skillet (dutch oven or a braised could be used) over medium heat. Add chicken pieces and cook for 2 minutes per side, until golden.
Add chopped onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes.
Add salt, pepper, cumin and turmeric. Add rice. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add water, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low-medium and simmer stirring occasionally, until the rice is cooked (30-40 minutes). In the process of cooking, add more water if needed.
Add the dill at the end. Cook for additional minute. Serve.
Chicken breast meat can be substituted. Be careful not to overcook it and keeping mind that the flavor will be different.
Brown or white rice can be used. If using brown rice, an additional 10 minutes of cooking time will be required.
If you don't like fresh dill you can omit it. You can use parsley instead.
Dried dill or parsley could be used.