Kabse or kabsa is the national dish of Saudi Arabia, which consists of rice, spices, vegetables, and lamb or chicken, it is VERY spicy and extremely delicious.
TOTAL TIME 2 hrs | PREPARATION TIME 1 hr | SERVES 6
2 chickens, cleaned and cut in small pieces
2 large onions, finely chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 tomato, diced
Condiments (dry lemon, cinnamon, cumin, sheeba, khalanjan, cloves, whole cardamom)
2 tsp kabsa spices
2 cups long rice, washed and soaked
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp raisins
1 Wash chicken pieces well with water and salt and leave aside
2 Fry onions until golden then add in condiments, tomato sauce, carrots, tomato dices and raisins then stir
3 Add chicken pieces and leave until they get a slightly golden color
4 Cover chicken with water and leave to simmer for half an hour
5 Add rice and salt to taste and leave to cook
6 Leave rice to rest between 5 and 10 minutes then transfer into the serving dish
7 Serve with yogurt and hot tomato sauce.
Number of servings 6
Total Fat 15g
Of which saturated 3g
GOOD SOURCE OF
B-Vitamins, Folate, Zinc, Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium
Kabsa Chicken prepared in a healthy method can be part of a balanced diet; Use a non-stick pan lightly greased with a cooking spray to avoid frying onions.