Ma'aloubeh

Recipe by Me chef
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READY IN: 27hrs
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil the chicken and reserve the broth.
  • Fry the slices of eggplants until golden and set aside.
  • Fry the nuts in the ghee and set aside.
  • Soak and rinse the rice and place in a bowl.
  • Add the spices and salt to the rice.
  • In a pot place slices of tomatoes and eggplant at the bottom until covered.
  • Put about 1 cup of the rice over the eggplant and tomatoes.
  • Place a few pieces of chicken over the rice.
  • Put another layer of eggplants & tomatoes over the chicken.
  • Put about another cup of rice over the eggplants & tomatoes .
  • Put the rest of the chicken over that.
  • Put the rest of the rice over the chicken.
  • Place the rest of the eggplants & tomatoes over the rice.
  • Pour the chicken broth over the layers of rice, chicken and vegetables.
  • Place an inverted plate over the final layer and push it down a little.
  • Cook for about 3/4 - 1 hr on med to low heat.
  • When done remove the dish and invert the pot over a very large dish and garnish with the fried nuts.
  • To be served with a salad or yoghurt.
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