Chickpeas And Vegetables Chicken Maraq Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chickpeas and Vegetables Chicken Maraq

A Yemeni chicken soup made out of fresh vegetables with chickpeas for that added protein punch. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 medium onion or 125 g, chopped
  • 1 whole chicken, skinned, cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2½ tablespoons omani mixed spicess
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 dried limes, cut into halves
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • ½ cup coriander leaves or 35 g, jiljilan, chopped
  • 5 cups water or 1250 ml
  • 1 tin canned chickpeas or 400 g, drained
  • 1 medium potato or 250 g, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 2 baby zucchini or 200 g, cut into large cubes
  • 1 medium carrot or 150 g, peeled and cut into large cubes

How to Prepare

  1. Heat the ghee in a large pot, cook onions for 4-5 mins or until they become golden in color.
  2. Add chicken and cook for 5 more mins. Add the garlic, omani mix spices, tomatoes, tomato paste, dried lime, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and coriander. Stir for 2 mins.
  3. Add water and bring to boil then simmer for 10 mins. Add chickpeas, potatoes, baby zucchinis and carrots. Bring to boil and simmer on low heat with occasional stirring for 20 mins or until chicken and vegetables are cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 517.00 Kcal
Protein: 35.00 g
Carbohydrate: 34.00 g
Fats: 27.00 g

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