ROSHAN’S ELEVEN : Fav Footballers Of All Time

With the death of Diego Maradona, I was thinking about the players who I have watched throughout the years and enjoyed watching them display their skills. There have been and will be a host of excellent players throughout the years.  I also realized that they were a whole lot of players who I followed and enjoyed watching and it was tough to get this list down to just 11.

  • Denis Bergkamp (NL)
  • Diego Maradona (ARG)
  • Marc Overmars (NL)
  • Philip Cocu (NL)
  • Thiery Henry (FRA)
  • Michael Laudrup (DEN)
  • Paulo Maldini (ITA)
  • Gabriel Batistuta (ARG)
  • Ronald Koeman (NL)
  • Henrik Larsson (SWE)
  • Marco Van Basten (NL)

Chicken Pulao Recipe


1 cup basmati rice, soaked 15 minutes

2 tablespoons oil or ghee

Whole Spices

1 ¬Ĺ teaspoon¬†cumin seeds

3 green cardamom pods

3 whole cloves

1 bay leaf

1 black cardamom

¬Ĺ¬†cinnamon stick

¬Ĺ teaspoon¬†whole black peppercorns

2 medium onions, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon minced ginger

1 pound boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut into quarters


1 ¬Ĺ teaspoons¬†salt, adjust to taste

¬Ĺ teaspoon¬†coriander powder

¬Ĺ teaspoon¬†garam masala

¬ľ teaspoon¬†turmeric

1 cup water

Cilantro, garnish


  1. Soak the basmati rice in cold water for 15 minutes. Drain, rinse and set aside.
  2. Press the saute? button. Add the oil/ghee to the pot. When it melts, add the whole spices and stir. Once they begin to sizzle add the onions. Stir-fry for 7-8 minutes or until the onions turn golden brown.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger, chicken and spices. Stir-fry for 5 minutes or until most of the outside of the chicken is no longer pink.
  4. Add the rice and water to the pot and mix well.
  5. Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 6 minutes at high pressure.
  6. Naturally release pressure for 10 minutes. Open the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  7. Discard the whole spices if desired, sprinkle with cilantro and serve.