Chicken madghout

Chicken madghout

Main Course

  • 4

    Number of People

  • Affordable

    Cost

  • Easy

    Difficulty

  • Prep time

  • Cook time

Ingredients

  • ‎1 quartered whole chicken‎
  • ‎3 cups basmati rice‎
  • ‎1 finely minced large-sized onion
  • ‎1 cup shredded carrots‎
  • ‎2 finely chopped tomatoes
  • ‎2 tsp tomato paste‎
  • ‎2 minced garlic cloves‎
  • ‎2 tbsp ghee‎
  • ‎2 dried limes‎
  • ‎1 tbsp cardamom pods
  • ‎3 sticks cinnamon
  • ‎½ tsp cloves‎
  • ‎2 bay leaves‎
  • ‎1 tsp whole black pepper‎
  • ‎½ tsp salt‎
  • ‎1 tsp cumin powder‎
  • To decorate:‎
  • ‎½ cup roasted almonds‎
  • ‎¼ cup raisins‎
  • ‎¼ cup chopped parsley

Preparation

Melt the ghee in a pressure cooker over medium heat.‎

Add onion and garlic. Sauté until onions are caramelized.‎

Add the dried limes, cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, cloves, bay leaves, cumin ‎powder, salt and black pepper.‎

Stir in chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and shredded carrots.‎

Add chicken. Mix all ingredients very well then cover with water.‎

Close the lid and set the timer for 15 minutes. As soon as the steam comes out, reduce ‎the heat.‎

Once the timer beeps, release the steam from the pressure cooker and open the lid.‎

Stir in the rice. Close the lid and set the timer again for 10 minutes.‎

Once the timer beeps, release the steam from the pressure cooker and open the lid.‎

To serve, scoop the madghout into a serving dish and decorate with chopped parsley, ‎roasted almonds and raisins. ‎