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Iakna: Arabic cuisine always uses a lot of animal proteins in its recipes, and in some cases these proteins are extremely expensive and difficult to find.

Therefore, we will make available a recipe of Arab origin called iakna, which is a totally accessible recipe made from chicken, a protein cheap and that many people consume daily.

This recipe serves as a good accompaniment and is very special, in some cases it can even be served as a main dish, it all depends on how you will serve this recipe.

You can already see that the amount of ingredients are very few, which makes the recipe less complex and in one pot, making it easier for those who want to cook quickly to surprise their special guests. 

It is also interesting to point out that all the ingredients listed can be found in any market near your home, check out these ingredients below: 

Yakna Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup chickpeas (chickpeas)
  • 1 chicken cut into pieces
  • 4 large onions, quartered
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 sweet peppercorns
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • shawl 

How to make Iakna: 

Cook the chickpeas together with the chicken. Meanwhile, sauté the large onions in butter. Then add the chicken and small onion, seasoned with salt, sweet pepper and cinnamon. Add the chickpeas (without the husk) and cover with the broth itself. Let it boil until everything is well cooked. Serve with Syrian rice.

Additional information

See how easy the iakna recipe is? This recipe is extremely affordable and you can make it as many times as you like.  

There are many Arab recipes that are easy like this one, as this cuisine is very vast and has recipes for all types, from the noblest ingredients to the simplest and most affordable.

It is worth mentioning that the iakna will only taste very characteristic if you follow the complete recipe and also add all the spices and seasonings that are of Middle Eastern origin, so don't be afraid to think that your recipe can be sweet. Use all the ingredients so that you really taste the most Middle Eastern version. 

The various side dishes are very welcome in this recipe, such as rice, breads and even pasta as it is a wetter recipe, and if you prefer always consume it in winter as this recipe should be served hot.

Now that you've learned how to make this delicious yakna How about knowing also other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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