The combination of turmeric and tomato sauce gives this dish a deep orange glow. Converted rice cooks differently from regular long-grain rice. It's more forgiving in dishes like this, while long-grain rice can cook unevenly.
Tip for Browning the Chicken: Brown the chicken slowly and steadily. The chicken should be about half cooked at the end of browning. If the chicken is browning too fast, turn down the heat.