Monday, March 3, 2008

Mom's Lamb Saudi Kabsa

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1 Kg diced Lamb.
Fresh ground black pepper.
Olive oil.


3 cups basmati rice.
4 1/2 cups water or Beef stock.
1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric.
2 teaspoons salt.


1) Heat oil in pan, add diced Lamb in batches, season with fresh ground black pepper, cook until browned all over.

2) Lower the heat & cook the meat, covered until lamb is tender.

3) Add basmati rice, water, turmeric & salt to pan with meat , bring to boil, simmer cover, and cook on a very low heat for 12-20 minutes.

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4) Serve Lamb Kabsa with Salata Hara or Daqous + and green salad.

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14 comments:

meeso said...

My favorite meat, yummy, the lamb looks so good!

Cynthia said...

Like Meeso, lamb is one of my favourite meats. I can just imagine the natural flavour it imparts to this dish.

Mona said...

Kabsa is my fav! Used it have it a lot whenever i would come to Mecca for Umrah! Thnx for sharing ur mom's recipe for this dish!

www.zaiqa.net

Arabic Bites said...

meeso & cynthia,
Thank you girls for your comments,the lamb is our favourite meats too,& you're right cynthia what make kabsa so delicious is the natural flavour & just use turmeric, also It's easy to prepare :)

Hi mona,
Thank you for stopping by,& now you can have the the Homemade kabsa since we share my mom secret ;)

zainab

Carolina said...

Hi!
I love your blog, and cooking and baking too.
I love Arab food and a friend who is from Lebanon teach me some recipes, but now with your blog I will be able to learn more.
Greetings!

Ann said...

Looks delicious!

Love your blog, by the way!

Fearless Kitchen said...

This looks really tasty! Thanks for posting it. I can't wait to try making it! It looks especially pretty with the sauce.

Arabic Bites said...

Carolina,
Thank you so much,nice to see you here.

Ann,
I'm glad to hear that you love our blog,thanks for dropping by.

Fearless Kitchen,
You're welcome.
I'll be happy if you try this recipe ,let me know if you like it.

zainab

Hijabi Apprentice said...

Must try this recipe. Very few ingredients. Easy instructions. Looks delectable!!!!

thanks,

ha

Arabic Bites said...

ha,
Thank you ,do try this recipe you'll love it.

zainab :)

hani said...

Assalamualaikum.. today's lunch i cooked yr recipe.. mom's lamb saudi kabsa.. my family like so much..

Zilah said...

Asalamualaikum... Hi. I love u blog!! Its like discovering a pot of gold. I love arabic food especially lamb. Is Lamb Kabsa the same as Laham Mandhi? I live in Abu Dhabi and love to order Laham Mandhi from a restaurant called Saudi Kitchen. Is it the same thing? I will try ur recipe soon. Thank u again. :)

Arabic Bites said...

hani,
I'm glad to hear that ;)

Zilah,
Kabsa is different than Mandy,the recipe above is for eastern style of Saudi Arabia.
you can find the recipe for Mandy here .
Hope this help :D

zainab

Food Lover said...

mmm looks yummy :)

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