Khao Mok Gai (Thai Rice and Chicken Biryani)

Khao Mok Gai (Thai Rice and Chicken Biryani) ข้าวหมกไก่ is the Thai version of Indian rice biryani. A mixture of yellow rice, chicken and sweet sauce makes the dish superb!

Khao Mok Gai ข้าวหมกไก่

Thai style Rice and Chicken Biryani


Khao Mok Gai ข้าวหมกไก่


Thai Rice Biryani ข้าวหมกไก่

Khao Mok Gai

Plate of Yellow Rice and Chicken


kâao mòk gài


This Indian influenced dish of yellow rice and chicken is loaded with fragrant spices and deep fried onions to provide the perfect 1 plate meal deal. The rice is cooked slowly along with the other ingredients to ensure the spices soak into rice and to ensure the chicken juices and fats mix with the entire dish.  A plate of khao mok gai is usually served with a sweet chili sauce or a cucumber vinegar sauce.

Main Ingredients

  • Rice
  • Chicken
  • Cilantro
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Yogurt
  • Saffron
  • Chicken stock
  • Cardamon
  • Pepper
  • Bay leaves
  • Cucumber
  • Vinegar
  • Chilies
  • Deep fried onions

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