Haviji Polo


Haviji Polo

If you like sweet dishes and like carrots then you should try Havij Polo (Rice with Carrots).


 Four cups rice

 Four  or 6 carrots


 chicken’s breast

 One tablespoon liquid saffron




 Sugar (half of the cup or more)

How to Cook

Wash and rinse a rice (we explained in Chelow kebab part)

Chop up the onion finely, add to pan, and fry in oil until it begins turning golden brown in color.

At the point add chicken pieces to the pan and sauté. Add turmeric , salt, and pepper to the chicken and stir.

Finally add half a cup of water to the pan and place a lid on it to allow the chicken to cook for 30 minutes.

Wash the carrots and peel off the outer skin, then grate the carrots. in a pot heat some oil and then add the grated carrots to cook until most of the water is gone.

Prepare the rice by bringing it to a boil and straining it. Once the rice is strained add some water and oil to the pot and bring it to a boil. Add half the rice to the pot then place the cooked chicken pieces on top and add the carrots on top of the chicken. Pour the rest of the rice on top of the carrots and add a bit more oil and some of the chicken stock.

Place a towel on top of the pot and allow steam to escape prior to turning the heat down to low. Allow the rice to cook for an hour. When you are ready to serve the dish, mix the rice with carrots and chicken when placing in a platter.

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