Firstly, take a pressure cooker, into it add oil and heat it.
Add the sliced onions, add the whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, shahi zeera, mix and cook until the onions turn into golden color.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell disappears.
Add turmeric powder into it and saute for few seconds.
Add the chicken and roast until the color of the chicken changes.
Add the red chilli powder, salt, mix and cook until oil leaves the sides.
Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes turn soft and pulpy.
Add beaten yogurt, pepper powder, garam masala powder, mix well.
Cook until the chicken gets soft and tender.
Add about 5 cups of water, add freshly chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, lemon extracted juice, add salt if required, garam masala powder, stir well and bring the water to a boil.
Add the soaked rice into it, cook the rice until 80% done.
Give a mix, cover again and cook the rice until rice is completely cooked.
Switch off the flame.
Serve the chicken pulao with raita.
Watch the video procedure above.