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Kabsa

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Rice preparation with chicken and dry fruits.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Kabsa

Main Ingredients

Chicken , Basmati rice

Cuisine

Mediterranean

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Chicken cut into bite size pieces
    800 grams
  • Basmati rice soaked
    1 1/2 cups
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Onion sliced
    2 medium
  • Garlic crushed
    4 cloves
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Cloves
    3
  • Cinnamon
    2
  • Green cardamoms crushed
    4
  • Bay leaves
    2
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Black pepper powder
    to taste
  • Tomatoes pureed
    3 medium
  • Carrots grated
    2
  • Eggs hard boiled
    2
  • Raisins optional
    6-8
  • Almonds optional
    6-8
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1


Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and garlic and sauté till light brown. Add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms, bay leaves, salt and pepper power and sauté for a minute. Add tomato puree and sauté for a minute.

Step 2


Add the chicken pieces and carrots and cook till the chicken pieces are tender. Remove only the chicken pieces and set aside.

Step 3


Add the rice to the remaining mixture in the pan along with three cups of water and cook till the rice is cooked or the water is absorbed. Add the chicken pieces and mix.

Step 4


Arrange the mixture on a serving platter with the chicken pieces on top. Serve hot garnished with halved boiled eggs, raisins, almonds and coriander leaves.

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