Chicken Machboos (Bahraini Spiced Chicken and Rice)
Mharo Rajasthan's Recipes - Rajasthan A State in Western India
Mharo Rajasthan's Recipes - Rajasthan A State in Western India
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Ingredients

  • 10 mins
  • 45 mins
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 3 tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon baharat (see recipe below)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 hot green chile, seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 5 large cloves or garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 large roma tomatoes, diced (or 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, juices drained)
  • 2-3 dried limes (loomi), several holes punched throughout each one
  • 5 green cardamom pods
  • 1 stick cinnamon (about 2 inches long)
  • 2½ teaspoons salt
  • 2½ cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups basmati rice (soaked for at least 15 minutes, then rinsed and drained)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Baharat
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick (about 2 inches long)
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon cardamom seeds
  • 1 tablespoon paprika powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Baharat (Middle Eastern Spice Blend)

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