Chicken Cooked in Milk with Couscous

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Chicken Cooked in Milk with Couscous
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 10 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
6
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
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
For the couscous
1 kilogram
800 milliliters
1 teaspoon
80 grams

Preparation steps

1.

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. 

2.

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

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.