22.11.12

Kabsa

Kabsa is an Arabic dish.A flavourful  mixture of spices,meat and rice.Its cooked in different ways and each is unique in flavour

Ingredients;
Basmati rice-3cups,washed and soaked for 30 mins in water
Chicken-500 gms
Onions-2,medium,finely chopped
Ginger-1/2inch,grated
Mixed veg-1cup,chopped(Carrots,peas,corn,beans)
Tomatoes-2,finely chopped
Water-6cups
Dried lime(loomi)-2 or lemon zest-1/4tsp
Oil/Ghee-2tbsp
Raisins,nuts-2-4tbsp
Salt as per taste
For the masala;
Cinnamon-2inch
Cloves-3
Cardamom-3
Paprika/Chilli powder-1tsp(optional)
Powdered  together.


In a pan.heat oil /ghee.Fry the nuts and raisins and keep it aside.Into the same pan,add the onions.Saute it for 2 mins.Now add the chicken pieces and allow it to brown on all sides.Keep stirring on a medium flame.Sprinkle the ground masala,lemon zest or loom,ginger.Add in the chopped tomatoes and mixed veggie.Pour in 1/2cup of water and allow the chicken to cook for 20 mins.After this you may take out the chicken pieces and bake it for 10 mins,allowing the rice to cook or you may cook the rice with the chicken.Add the rice and pour the remainng water.Allow it to cook.When done,serve rice on a large platter with the chicken pieces on to.Sprinkle the fried nuts and raisins and nuts on top.Pour melted ghee on top.
Serve with raita or plain yogurt!!!!!!


9 comments:

Rosita Vargas said...

Hola Biny muy lindo plato y muy bien hecho,abrazos y abrazos.

Torviewtoronto said...

looks wonderful

Roshan said...

I am loving this....slurpy!!

Prathima Rao said...

what an appetizing & inviting dish!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Julie said...

wow..wow..mouthwatering!
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Kitchen Queen said...

lovely dish.

Priya said...

Heard lot about this food,but never had a chance to taste it.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Flavor packed dish...Looks very inviting..

Ganga Sreekanth said...

My favourite. . .Lokks perfect Biny