Oven-Baked Lamb, Eggplant + Barberry Rice

Tachin-e Shirazi/Polow Qalebi

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

    • Ready in

      5 hr

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

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Ingredients

lamb

  • 2 lb/900 g boneless leg of lamb, or, skinless and boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 in

Method

  1. For the lamb: Place all the ingredients for the lamb (but no water) in a deep, wide skillet, cover and cook for 1 hour over low heat. Uncover, raise the heat to medium, and continue to cook, uncovered, until all the juices have been absorbed. Set aside.
  2. For the rice: In a large nonstick pot, bring 8 cups/1.9l water and