Zereshk Polo Morgh (Persian Barberry Rice with Chicken)

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25Ingredients
85Minutes

Ingredients

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  • 1 pinch saffron (about 20 pistils, if you're counting!)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6 tablespoons hot water
  • 500 grams basmati rice
  • water (a large saucepan of, to parboil the rice)
  • 3 tablespoons salt (this will all be drained away after parboiling the rice)
  • 3 tablespoons saffron (liquid)
  • 2 parboiled rice (ladles of the, above)
  • 1 tablespoon yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon saffron (liquid)
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 750 grams chicken thighs (on the bone, 500g/1.1 lb, off the bone)
  • 1 medium onion (halved, then sliced thinly)
  • 1 tablespoon saffron (liquid)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons sundried tomato paste
  • 1 red capsicum (bell pepper)
  • 250 milliliters water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar (or any clear vinegar)
  • 4 tablespoons barberries
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
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