Chicken with Apricots

Jardalu Ma Marchi

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

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    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Jardalu ma marghi is one of those fruit-and-meat dishes that reach far back into ancient Parsi culinary history, long before the migration to India. The starring ingredient in this royal dish is a type of apricot that comes to us from central Asia. Its scientific name is the same as for other apricots, Prunus armeniaca, so the only way we can distinguish a jardalu from the rest is to call it a Hunza apricot, as they do in Britain, or a jardalu in Gujarati. The Hi