Chicken Cooked in Milk with Couscous

Chicken Cooked in Milk with Couscous
1 hr 10 min.


for 6 servings
For the chicken
Cumin seeds (1/2 tsp, crushed)
Cloves (1/2 tsp, crushed)
1 large Onion (halved)
1 Chicken (approximately 1.5 kg)
freshly ground Pepper
250 grams Carrots (peeled and cubed)
8 sprigs Cilantro (tied in a bundle)
2 liters Milk
1 ½ kilograms Pumpkin (peeled, cored and cut into large pieces)
250 grams Zucchini (halved lengthwise and cut into 3 cm thick pieces)
1 generous pinch Saffron
For the couscous
1 kilogram Couscous
800 milliliters Water
1 teaspoon Salt
80 grams Butter
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Preparation steps

Step 1/3

For the chicken: season chicken inside and out with salt and pepper. Place chicken into a pot with onion halves, carrots, cumin powder, cloves and cilantro, season with salt and pepper and cover with milk. Bring to a boil and reduce heat, simmer for about 30 minutes on low heat. Add pumpkin, zucchini and saffron to chicken and simmer for 25 minutes more. 

Step 2/3

For the couscous: pour hot water over couscous and let swell according to package instructions. Occasionally loosen with a fork. 

Step 3/3

Remove chicken from the pot and cut up into pieces. Arrange couscous in a large. preheated platter and make a well in the center. Top with chicken pieces and spread with vegetables. Remove onion and cilantro from the broth. Serve chicken accompanied by milk broth.