Chicken Kabsa - Middle East Special

Chicken kabsa - A treat from Middle east

Chicken Kabsa - Middle East Special

Chicken kabsa - A treat from Middle east

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 18 Jan 2007

Rating: 4
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40 Minutes
Served : 6
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat oil/butter in a pan or a kadai.

Step 2

Add onions and saute till they turn brown.

Step 3

Add chicken pieces followed by tomato puree, chopped tomatoes and crushed garlic.

Step 4

Saute for about 4 - 5 mins on a low flame.

Step 5

Add around 3 cups of hot water or broth and mix well.

Step 6

Add carrot, grated orange rind, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon and mix well again.

Step 7

Add salt and pepper and mix well and cook for about 1 minute.

Step 8

Cover and cook on low flame for about 25 - 30 mins.

Step 9

When the chicken is done, stir rice into the liquid in between the pieces of chicken.

Step 10

:- Or else you can also remove the chicken pieces from the pan, add rice and and then return the chicken pieces back to the pan.

Step 11

Cover and simmer for about another 30 - 45 mins or until rice is cooked or the liquid is fully absorbed.

Step 12

Set aside to keep warm.

Step 13

Place it on a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves, raisins and almonds.

Step 14

:- If you are cooking rice alone, then, arrange the chicken on top of the rice while serving and then garnish with coriander leaves, raisins and almonds.

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