This simple with ingredients Moroccan dish is just like other recipes of Moroccan cuisine; a translated history of this culturally rich country. Its geographic location made its dishes bear a significant impact of the Andalusia cuisine, Ottoman and Turkish cuisine and the Arab Middle Eastern cuisine.
Chicken with Chickpeas and rice ingredients:
One and half kg AbuKass rice
4 chicken pieces
Half kilo of chick beans soaked and boiled
½ cup oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons curry powder
10 Laurel leaves
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoonful turmeric powder
Salt as desired
Cook chicken as usual and leave aside.
In a skillet cook onion and garlic, and then stir with chicken for about 10 minutes.
Cook rice in chicken broth until rice is mildly wet, then add chick peas and sautéed chicken slowly and gently, reduce heat to low, cover and cook 15 minutes.