Chicken Stew with Prunes
(Tavuklu Kuru Erik Yahnisi)
Half of chicken, boneless, skinless, diced
1 small onion, sliced
2 tbsp butter
2/3 cup warm water
10 prunes, pitted
1 tsp corn starch + 3-4 tbsp water
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup walnuts, crumbled, lightly toasted
2-3 tbsp pomegranate seeds
Saute the chicken with butter until the colour changes. Add the onion, continue to saute for 2-3 more minutes. Add the water, prune, diluted corn starch, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes at medium-low heat.
Garnish with the walnuts and pomegranate seeds. Serve the dish while still hot with Turkish Pilaf on the side.