There are so many famous Persian dishes that contain saffron and this is one of the most delicious ones that comes originally from Isfahan,Iran.It is really healthy and delicious dish which can be served with saffron rice and the combination of these two is more than awesome!
Olive oil: 1 tablespoon
Chicken boneless breast: 700 gr
White or yellow onion: 2 medium sized
Yogurt : 500 gr
Spices :turmeric powder, salt , pepper , ginger powder , garlic powder (as much as you like)
Saffron: 1 teaspoon
Water: 2.5 cups
1.Julienne cut the onions and broil them in medium size pan with olive oil.when the onions turned gold add chickens.
2.cut the chicken breast in square-off sizes and add them to the broiled onions.
3.add adequate spices except the salt and saffron, close the lid and let the mix broil for 10-15 min.
4. when chickens turned gold add water and salt plus saffron and close the lid on the medium heat and cook it for 30-35 minutes.
5.when the chickens cooked properly with the rest of the mix open the lid and wait till you only have 1/4 of the added water left in the pan.then add the yogurt to the mix and leave it on low heat for 5-10 minutes.
6.It is optional but you can add some roasted barberry or cranberries on top when you are serving to make it more beautiful.
7.you can serve it with saffron rice as a complete persian dish.
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