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Saudi Kabsa

Regarded as the national dish in many Arab countries, Saudi Kabsa completely lives up to the hype. Try this recipe and savour the mouth watering flavour of this persian gem.
  • 20m

    prep time

  • 30m

    Cook Time

  • 14



  • 500 grams Kohinoor Authentic Gold Basmati Rice.
  • 8 Chicken drumsticks
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 Can Tomato Puree
  • 2 tomatoes, Chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 4 cloves and Grated rind of One orange
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup Raisins (sliced) and Almonds and Cashews

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  • Sauté onions in oil, until they begin to turn brown.

  • Add chicken pieces, tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, garlic and stir for about five minutes on low heat.

  • Add three cups of hot water, grated carrot, orange rind, spices, salt and pepper to taste and stir well.

  • Cook over medium heat, covered, for about 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked.

  • Remove the chicken. Set aside to keep warm.

  • Add rice into the liquid in the pan and stir well, and cook, covered over low heat for about 35-40 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.

  • Put rice on a serving platter with chicken pieces arranged around, garnish with fried raisins almonds and cashews.