Tag Archive: Chicken (Digaag/Dooro) Poulet

Fried Chicken (Digaag La Shiilay) Poulet Frit بروست الدجاج

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fried Chicken www.xawaash.com For quite some time now, we wanted to post a recipe for fried chicken. It was always in the back of our mind. Then came Lee Daniel’s The Butler. We went to watch the movie as soon as it was released, and there was the fried chicken. A…

Fail-proof Biryani (Biryaani) Biryani Inratable برياني بنتيجة مؤكدة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fail-proof Biryani www.xawaash.com There are different ways of preparing biryani. The following is one of the methods we use and it always yields great results. The beauty of this method is that it eliminates a lot of guesswork on the proper length of time needed to cook the different ingredients to…

Yogurt Coconut Chicken (Digaag Qumbe) Poulet Coco au Yaourt دجاج بالزبادي والنارجيل

Yogurt Coconut Chicken (Digaag Qumbe) دجاج بالزبادي والنارجيل

  East African curries are influenced by Indian as well as Middle Eastern cuisines, so any similarities are not coincidental. This curry contains coconut milk which features prominently in Swahili cooking and it is one of the ingredients that makes the food really delicious. This recipe is a family favourite and is one of the…

Chicken Stew (Maraq Digaag) Poulet Mijoté

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This is a simple chicken stew that goes well with the Somali Chapati (Sabaayad), the Potato & Cumin Rice (Pilau), or Maanda (Muufo). It’s a typical Somali stew flavoured with Xawaash (Somali spice mix). Growing up in Somalia, the chicken we had there were all free range. The meat was tougher and required a much…

Chicken Steak (Bisteeki Digaag) Steak de Poulet

Chicken Steak (Bisteeki Digaag)

This is an easy and very quick dish that is useful to have in your repertoire. It’s fantastic when you get unannounced visitors who need to be fed in no time. Somalis, or at least first generation immigrant Somalis, are known to just show up without calling ahead. Please don’t misunderstand us, ’cause we’re not…