Barberries are tart little fruits similar to cranberries but smaller. You can find them here on Sadaf.com based in California. http://www.sadaf.com/sadaf-dried-barberies-zereshk-13-0110/
Clean your Barberries, make sure no tiny sticks
Spices you will have added to the chicken... Turmeric, cinnamon, dried mint, salt and pepper.
Brown your onions, garlic, spice. Add chicken pieces, add tomato paste and water. Cover and simmer for an honor on medium heat.
Place olive oil in pan and lightly toast your barberries. Add sugar and saffron.
Pour barberries on top of chicken right before you are ready to serve.
Serve with basmati rice.
Crust at the bottom of rice - known as tadig.
Serve with yogurt.
- 6-8 pieces boneless chicken thighs
- 2 cups tomato sauce
- 1 cup barberries (can be purchased at Sadaf.com)
- 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon turmeric
- One large onion finely chopped
- Salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon saffron grind threads
- 3 cups of water
- 1/2 teaspoon dried mint