Shirin Polo Recipe

Shirin Polo Recipe
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Shirin Polo is a complete brunch having great taste. Learn how to make/prepare Shirin Polo by following this easy recipe.
Shirin Polo Recipe
Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 5
  • 500 gm Basmati or Long-Grain Rice (rinsed and soaked in water for 2 hrs)
  • 800 gm Chicken (rinsed carefully)
  • Cooking Oil
  • 2 spoons Butter
  • 50 gm Almonds (sliced)
  • 50 gm Pistachio (sliced)
  • 100 gm Orange peel (sliced)
  • 2 large Onions (sliced)
  • 100 gm Sugar
  • ½ tbsp Saffron
  • Salt and Pepper
How to make Shirin Polo:
  • Heat oil in pan and fry the onions until light golden.
  • Add chicken pieces and fry until a light brown color.
  • Add 1 glass of water, salt and pepper and cook over medium heat until ½ glass water remains in the pan and chicken is tender enough to be separated from the bones.
  • Remove the bones.
  • Boil the sugar (reserve 2-3 spoons) with one glass of water, chicken juice, saffron and 2-3 spoon oil.
  • Soak the almond for an hour in water.
  • Boil the orange peels for a few minutes and drain and repeat.
  • Soak in cold water for an hour and boil with three spoons of sugar and drain.
  • Take a large size pot, spread half of rice and layer it with chicken pieces, half of the almonds and orange peel and remaining half of the rice.
  • Spread over sugar and chicken juice mix.
  • Add water and some butter.
  • Cover and cook until rice is tender.
  • Garnish with remaining dry fruits and serve hot.