Maglubiyet (Jordan Pilaf with Chicken and Vegetables)

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Maglubiyet (Jordan Pilaf with Chicken and Vegetables)

Maglubiyet (Jordan Pilaf with Chicken and Vegetables)
8 servings

1 chicken

1 onion

6 cloves of garlic

1 tbsp of ground cardamom

1 cinnamon stick

2 eggplants

vegetable oil for frying

4 potatoes

4 tomatoes

100 g of natural yogurt

400 g of packaged Makfa white round rice

80 g of roasted almonds



2 hours


Additional properties For kids


1. Cut the chicken into pieces, place them in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, remove foam, add peeled onions and garlic, the cardamon and the cinnamon stick. Add salt and pepper and cook for 40-45 minutes until the chicken is ready.

2. Cut the eggplant into pieces 3 cm thick, and fry them with 2 tbsp of olive oil for 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a paper towel.

3. Peel the potatoes, cut into wedges and deep fry them. Transfer to a paper towel.

4. Wash the tomatoes, cut them into circles 3 cm thick.

5. Remove the chicken from the saucepan, strain the broth. Baste the chicken with 2 tbsp of yogurt and place it in the oven heated to 200°С for 10 minutes.

6. Place a handful of rice on the bottom of a cast-iron saucepan, cover with half of the fried eggplants, then add another handful of rice on top. Follow with a layer of potatoes and tomatos, then the remaining eggplants and rice.

7. Add 3 1/2 glasses of hot broth to the saucepan, and bring to a boil. When the mixture boils, place the chicken on top, cover, reduce heat to the minimum and cook for 20-25 minutes until the rice is ready/

8. Ladle the dish onto a plate and sprinkle with chopped nuts. Serve with the remaining yogurt.

Cuisine Middle East cuisine
Dish type Entrees