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Tamarbutah

Saleek (yumyum)

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You will love this dish a lot. mmmmmmmmmmm It is sooooooooooooooooooooo Yummy. :sl: Also this is really very easy to make.

 

Cardamom Infused Chicken With Rice (Saleek)

21 min 20 min prep

1 1/4 kg chicken, with skin on, disjointed and washed

 

4 cups water

 

7 green cardamoms (peel the skin slightly so seeds can fall out)

2 teaspoons salt (to taste)

 

3/4 cup basmati rice

 

2 cups milk

 

3 tablespoons ghee

 

2 pieces gum arabic (mastikah Do not leave it out)

 

 

1. Boil chicken in the water with cardamoms and salt, until soft and tender (1 hour).

2. Remove chicken to an oven tray.

3. Strain chicken broth into a big bowl and pour back into the cooking pot.

4. Add rice to the broth, taste for salt.

5. Cook rice till extremely soft and mushy.

6. Add milk and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring continually on low heat.

7. Heat ghee and mastikah in a saucepan on the stove till mastikah melts (it would not work in the microwave).

8. Add melted mastikah to the rice and mix well. Switch heat off close pot and rest for 10 minutes.

9. Pop chicken under the grill to redden.

10. Place rice onto serving plate arrange chicken over the rice.

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sounds yummy! especially since I love cardomom :sl:

JAzakallahukhair

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Salam,

 

This is a delicious dish indeed, I usually make it with lamb and Egyptian rice instead :sl:

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Salaam :sl:

This dish sounds delicious, wish there was a pic to go with it. :sl:

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is t here an alternative for gum arabic??

 

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I have trouble myself finding gum arabic so I leave it out (even though they say not to) :sl:

 

As for a picture ermmmm I will try to search for one or might take one next time I cook it insha'Allah.

Edited by Tamarbutah

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Here's a picture:

 

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My mum makes saleeq (or saleeg, as us Hijazis call it) every now and then, but I never did know how it's made. Thanks for the recipe sis :sl:.

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salaam sisters,

 

Is the rice mushy? I can't tell that it's rice. I mean what is the consistency?

 

Jazakumallahu khair

 

salaam

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Sis the rice looks like rice pudding but ofcourse this rice is savoury and not sweet.

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