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In a large pot heat oil (reserve 1 tablespoon) and cook onions for 3-4 mins or until they become tender. Add chicken pieces and peeled potatoes, stir for another 6-8 mins or until chicken changes in color.
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Add spices and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, stir then add 1 cup water (reserve 12 cups water). Simmer covered over low heat with occasional stirring for 30 mins or until chicken and potatoes are cooked then set aside.
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Meanwhile, add remaining water and salt in another large pot. Bring to boil then add the rice and cook over medium heat for 8-10 mins or until the rice is ¾ way cooked. Remove the rice and drain.
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Place the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a bottom of a large pot then add ½ quantity of the boiled rice and pour over the chicken mixture and cover with the remaining rice.
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Sprinkle the saffron water on top. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 mins or until rice is totally cooked.
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Turn the rice over a large serving dish and serve.