Palestinian Mesakhan. CDs, Vinyls, Downloads & More Discover The Latest Outdoor Collection Now. Palestinian chicken Musakhan is one of the traditional and rich recipes that speaks volumes of this generous cuisine. Roast chicken with sumac served over a bed of musakhan bread with caramelized onions and roasted almonds.
Cover with a layer of the onion sumac sauce. This is always the final result when me and mother in law meet in the kitchen 😃. Following the recipe of my dear friend Nahla , with just some special additions of the great cook my mother in law , we cooked this delicious , juicy chicken recipe. You can have Palestinian Mesakhan using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Palestinian Mesakhan
- Prepare 2 of boiled chicken thighs.
- Prepare 2 of medium size red onions.
- Prepare 3 tbs of Sumac.
- You need 1 of garlic clove (minced).
- Prepare 2 tbs of grated beetroot.
- Prepare of Salt and pepper.
- You need 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder.
- It’s 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric.
- You need 1 pinch of cinnamon.
- It’s 1/2 cup of chicken broth.
- It’s 2 of flat bread (naan).
- You need of Chopped parsley.
Musakhan is the hugely popular national dish of Palestine: growing up, Sami ate it once a week, pulling a piece of chicken and sandwiching it between a piece of pita or flatbread. Musakhan is an Arabic word that literally translates to mean heated up. It is typically served on taboon bread, which is a thicker variety of flatbread, cooked over hot stones. Chicken musakhan is a Middle Eastern dish originating in Palestine.
Palestinian Mesakhan instructions
- Cut the boiled thighs into two pieces..
- In a large pan, on high heat, add 1 tbs of sunflower oil and fry chicken untill golden..
- Remove thighs aside, then add another 2 tbs of oil and put onions, garlic and all powder species..
- Stir well untill cooked and add the broth..
- Return thighs back to the pan and stir well untill all combined together. Add beetroots and leave it for a couple of minutes then turn off the heat..
- Serve on a flat bread with fries and garnish with parsely.
The dish consists of roasted chicken, baked with diced onions, sumac, olive oil and toasted pine nuts. Musakhan is one of the most traditional Palestinian meals. While many dishes are shared across the Levant region, musakhan (sometimes written msakkhan), like maqluba, comes from Palestine. Some people call it the Palestinian pizza. It's a fairly simple dish of bread, chicken and lots of onions, typically cooked in villages and eaten by hand.