Recipe Source: Arabic Bites
Olive oil: 2tbsp
Onion thinly sliced: 3 large
Garlic cloves: 3 (crushed)
Cinnamon stick 1” piece: 4
Bay leaves: 2
Pepper corns: 1tsp
Cumin seeds: 2tsp
Nutmeg Powder: a pinch
Fresh ground black pepper: ½ tsp
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.