Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Albokary (A Saudi Dish)



Recipe Source: Arabic Bites

Ingredients
Chicken: 1600gms
Olive oil: 2tbsp
Onion thinly sliced: 3 large
Garlic cloves: 3 (crushed)
Cinnamon stick 1” piece: 4
Bay leaves: 2
Cloves: 8
Cardamom: 8
Pepper corns: 1tsp
Cumin seeds: 2tsp
Nutmeg Powder: a pinch
Fresh ground black pepper: ½ tsp
Salt: needed
Basmati rice: 3 cups
Tomato Juice: 1 cup
Lemon juice: 1 lemon
Water: 3 ½ cups
Method of Preparation
Heat oil in a large pan, add the sliced onion.
When it browns add the crushed garlic and stir.
Add cleaned, cut and washed chicken, salt, ground black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, bay leaves, pepper corns, and nutmeg powder.
Stir and simmer and cook till the chicken browns, it takes almost 20 minutes on each sides.
Remove the chicken from the pan.
In the same pan, add water, tomato juice, lemon juice and salt.
When it boils add the washed and soaked basmati rice. Cover and simmer and cook to about 15-20minutes in low flame or till done.
Arrange the chicken on top and serve.


21 comments:

Anonymous said...

new to me fasee............superb.........

Ganga Sreekanth said...

new to me fasee............superb.........

Vimitha Anand said...

Oooooh am drooling here. Looks so inviting

Nupur said...

Hi Faseela, this looks quite flavourful. Since am a vegetarian, is there a way I can substitute Chicken with something else in this recipe ??

Gloria said...

look delicious Faseela!

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks yum and appetizing. Beautiful clicks.

Suja Manoj said...

New to me,sounds delicious..thanks for sharing

Julie said...

Totally new..looks superb n tempting,Faseela!!!
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Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

I 've never heard before but it looks appetizing with amazing ingredients! Sounds interesting ! :)

Rashida shaikh said...

Saudi dish sounds yummy...

maha said...

this looks really awesome......nice idea..looks just yum...
Maha

Nisha said...

Very interesting saudi preparation .

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks delicious and yum!

Uma said...

Never heard this. Nice to know now. I am going to put my hand on this. Bookmarking.

sangee vijay said...

thanks for sharing this interesting recipe...bookmarked!!
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Christy Gerald said...

Luks real yumm. A nice Saudi treat. Fabulous

Christy Gerald said...

Luks real yumm. A nice Saudi treat. Fabulous

Purabi Naha said...

Faseela, I loved this recipe. This is the reason I keep on visiting your blog: everytime there is something new and totally different to learn!
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Mélange said...

wow..that's very innovative and tempting to try.Bookmarked.

Sudha said...

This is somewhat like Biryani but the method of preparation sounds entirely different!The recipe is awesome, Faseela - thanks for sharing it. And the mouth-watering photo is making me drool:)Lovely preparation!

Teena Mary said...

This is entirely new to me! Looks simply mouth watering!! Thanks for the awesome recipe :)