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Homemade Mandi Chicken

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Date: 18/08/2010

Homemade Mandi Chicken recipe

Origin: Gulf Cuisine
Preparation Time: 30 min
Cooking Time: 90 min
Number of servings: 5

One of the famous Yamani dishes in the gulf is Mandi chicken. The Yamani Mandi restaurants are spread everywhere, and they even have home deliveries. When I used to visit my brother in Riyadh, we used to order Mandi. It is very delicious, even my nieces love it. This is how we do it at home.

ingredients

1 chicken without skin, chopped
2 cups rice
2 onions, sliced
1 tablespoon ghee
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili peppers
5 cardamom pods
5 cloves
3 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon saffron
salt
1 chicken without skin, chopped
2 cups rice
2 onions, sliced
1 tablespoon ghee
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili peppers
5 cardamom pods
5 cloves
3 cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon saffron
salt

cooking method
 

1. After washing the chicken, put in a bowl and marinate it with minced garlic, lemon juice, black pepper, chili pepper and salt. Marinate for 30 minutes.

2. Wash the rice, and soak in water for 10 minutes. Then drain and put in a saucepan.

3. Fry the onion slices in ghee until golden in color. Add to it the drained rice, and mix for about 5 minutes on medium heat.

4. Place the rice and onion mixture in an oven tray. Add 2 cups of water, salt, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and saffron.

5. Cover the tray with aluminum foil, and pierce the foil in several places with a knife. Place the chicken pieces on top of the pierced places of the foil. Cover the chicken and the tray with another layer of aluminum foil, and seal it tightly on all sides.

6. Place the tray in the oven, preheated at 150 degrees Celsius, for 1 ½ hours until the chicken and rice are done.

7. Arrange the rice in a serving dish with the chicken pieces on top of it.

8. Serve hot.

Reviewed by: hbkid_99
Date 02/08/2014 02:58:27
Shahiya wa taib! This is a dish we prepare only on special occasions. The rice is as fragrant & delicious as the roasted chicken! Thanks for putting this up!
 
Reviewed by: MrSeafarer
Date 31/03/2013 03:18:47
Thanks for sharing this recipe. I love the simplicity of it & the taste is fantastic.
 
Reviewed by: Yusuf Adil
Date 21/03/2013 20:41:15
 
 
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The following ingredients were not included in the calculation of the nutrition facts of this recipe:

- ghee
- garlic
- salt

 
Number of servings: 5
 
Amount per serving
 
Calories: 448
 
Total fat (g): 5
 
Saturated fat (g): 1
 
Cholesterol (mg): 92
 
Carbohydrates (g): 65
 
Protein (g): 34
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