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Tandoori Chicken and Rice Bake

  • 61 - 90 Minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
  • Tandoori Chicken and Rice Bake

Delicious and impressive spicy tandoori chicken and rice bake… no one will ever know how easy it is to make! It’s important to use finest quality Tilda Pure Basmati rice which is able to soak up moisture and cooks well. Courtesy of Ayesha Razak.



  • 2 cups Tilda Pure Basmati rice
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp tandoori masala
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1tsp garlic paste
  • ½ green chilli, sliced
  • 125ml whipping cream
  • 125ml whole milk
  • Fried onions (you can buy these packaged)
  • Butter (optional)

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  2. Begin by marinating the chicken in tandoori masala. Set aside.
  3. Take a large casserole dish and add in the chicken stock, salt, garlic paste, green chilli, cream and milk. Mix together until everything is well combined.
  4. Add in the Tilda Pure Basmati rice and mix again.
  5. Layer on enough fried onions to cover the dish.
  6. Carefully add the chicken breasts on top.
  7. Bake in the oven for 1 hour.
  8. Remove from the oven and leave to rest for 5-10 mins before eating.