Armenian harisa

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At the hearing, often perceived as "harisa". This specificity of the pronunciation in the Armenian language. Very useful hearty dish, simple in content, but very time-consuming to prepare. I taught him to cook my close friends from Gyumri (Leninakan). In this recipe I will offer a few, well-known and tricks for easier cooking this wonderful dish without losing flavor. At least this recipe at the time of publication on this website only as close as possible to the original.

Ingredients for Armenian harisa

Step by step instruction of cooking Armenian harisa

Шаг 1

And its pre-soaked overnight in water at room temperature. Then washed well. As a result, the wheat softened and swollen. What you need.

Шаг 2

Chicken I have a medium size. Actually, it all depends on the amount of harissa that you want to cook. More than 6 servings you can take home a large chicken, but trim fat from it before cooking the broth. Adding butter, we introduce the required amount of fat in this dish.

Шаг 3

Pour the chicken water and put on fire. It is recommended that the chicken to cook on low heat and longer, so that the meat easily separated from the bones. Optionally, you can add in the process of cooking carrots and onions, and Bay leaf, and pepper for better taste the broth, only then to throw it away. We, in effect, need only boned meat and strained broth.

Шаг 4

So, the chicken is cooked. Remove it and let cool for cutting,

Шаг 5

and the broth is filtered. It will be the liquid base for harissa.

Шаг 6

Carve the chicken into small pieces. The smaller, the better.

Шаг 7

Put in the pan the chicken pieces and corn.

Шаг 8

Fill with water and put on fire. Stir ARIS I recommend a wooden spatula.

Шаг 9

ARIS bring to the boil and begin to stir. The main objective is to Arisa not burnt.

Шаг 10

To do this, gradually diminish the heat to minimum.

Шаг 11

After half an hour of Arisa becomes so, still a rough consistency. As it thickens add a little chicken broth.

Шаг 12

Half an hour later the meat fibers are hardly visible.

Шаг 13

And after another hour of Arisa begins to brighten. Good sign half way behind. I want to note that throughout the process, I gradually added the broth, and the result is added whole, about three liters. At this point, I added salt.

Шаг 14

So, back to our cooking. After another hour Ariza got a lighter shade and almost creamy consistency that tells about the end of the process.

Шаг 15

Creamy, and the best ghee, it is customary to add to the plate. For this amount of harissa you, take them a small bundle. Porridge oil will not spoil ))

Шаг 16

And so the fragrant, nutritious and hearty ARIS.
Bari forgac!