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3 pounds chicken pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons shortening
2 cups water
2 cups ground walnuts
1 cup pomegranate syrup
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 to 1 cup granulated sugar (depending on taste)
Sauté the onions in the shortening over medium-high heat until they are limp.
Add the chicken pieces, poultry seasoning, and pepper. Sauté until the chicken is browned on all sides.
Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover pan, and let chicken summer for about 1 hour.
Add the ground walnuts, pomegranate syrup, lemon juice, and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serve over jasmine rice with plain yogurt.
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