How to cook afghani rice on video



  •  2 cup Basmati rice ( I used baghlane brand )
  • 2  boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
  • 3  medium onions
  • 3  tablespoons vegetable oil
  •  2  carrots, julienned
  • 1 teaspoon  white sugar
  • 1/2   cup golden  raisin
  •  1/2  cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cup  water for chicken
  •  water   to cook rice
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • salt
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cumin

Step 1:Cooking the rice

Usually I put the rice in water like about 2 hours. In large pot  add the water to boil over medium

heat,then add the rice let it cooked (not soft not firm ).Then Strain the rice .

Step2 : cooking the chicken

In a pot  over high heat add 3 tbsp. of oil , the 3 chopped  medium onions, and fry the onions until lightly golden brown.

Add the  chicken meat , 2 cups water, Cover  the pot and let the chicken cooked until tender and soft  for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Remove the chicken and set the sauce aside.

Step 3: Cooking Carrots and raisins

In large frying pan add carrots ,raisins ,sugar and 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  ,

stir it until cooked and become tender.Put the rice on the same pot ,adding  the

sauce. Mix all the ingredient together and make sure not breaking the rice .

Place the chicken in one side ,the carrots

and raisins in the other side , cover the pot and bake the rice for 30 minutes .

Step 4: serving

In plat place the rice then the chicken and cover chicken with another layer of rice .

Add the carrots and raisins.


bon appetit.


One thought on “How to cook afghani rice on video

  1. Looks great and it’s an interesting method of cooking. I make something very similar, but all in one pot, a method I’ve learned that method from an Armenian neighbor. Not that it matters, as long as it all tastes good… :-)

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