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chicken maraq omani food recipe

By: omani girl
Recipe date: 10/11/2014

chicken maraq omani food recipe


2 tablespoons ghee

1 medium onion or 125 g, chopped

1 whole chicken, skinned, cut into 8 pieces

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2½ tablespoons omani mixed spicess

2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and diced

2 tablespoons tomato paste

2 dried limes, cut into halves

2 cubes Chicken Bouillon

½ cup coriander leaves or 35 g, jiljilan, chopped

5 cups water or 1250 ml

3 medium potatoes or 750 g, peeled and cut into large cubes


Heat the ghee in a large pot, cook onion for 4-5 minutes or until they become golden color.

Add chicken and cook for 5 more minutes. Add the garlic, Omani mix spices, tomatoes, tomato paste, dried limes, Chicken Bouillon cubes and coriander. Stir for 2 minutes.

Add water and bring to boil then simmer on low heat for 15 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked.

Add the potatoes and simmer for additional 15-20 minutes or until potatoes and chicken are cooked