Friday, September 30, 2011

Chicken Mandy

1 chicken cut into 4 pieces.
2 teaspoons mandy mix spice. ( you can buy ready made mandy mix spice of mix you own)
1 teaspoon salt.

Homemade mandy mix spice

To make mandy mix spice:
2 tablespoons cardamom pods.
2 tablespoons cloves.
2 teaspoons black pepper.
1 whole nutmeg .
1 tablespoon dred ginger.
4 bay leaves .  
Blend or process spices together until finely crushed


3 cups basmati rice.
1 tablespoon butter.
1 large onion, finely chopped.
1 small tomato, finely chopped and removes all the seed.
4 whole cardamom pods.
6 whole cloves.
6 black peppercorns.
4 1/2 cups water or chicken stock.
1)Rub spice and salt al over the chicken, place it in a pan, cook chicken uncover until tender and brown about 40 minutes.
2)Sauté onion with butter until tender and brown, add whole spices, salt, rice, water, stir, boil then add chopped tomato, simmer cover, cook on a very low heat for 20 minutes.
3)Serve it with green salad or yogurt with cucumber and mint.