Non-Vegetarian, Recipes

Saudi Arabian Kabsa

Saudi Arabian KabsaKabsa-Recipe


  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2-4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick, an inch long
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 1 cup Onion, thinly sliced
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 Carrot, grated
  • 2 tsp Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 cups Rice, soaked
  • 4 cups Chicken stock
  • 500 gms Chicken, bite sized pieces
  • ½ tsp Black pepper powder
  • To taste Salt


  • Heat olive oil and butter in a pan, when it is hot, add cloves, cinnamon and black cardamom and fry for few seconds.
  • Add onion and fry till translucent.
  • Add chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes till it is soft.
  • Add garlic, tomato puree & carrot; fry for a minute.
  • Add coriander powder, nutmeg powder, cumin powder and salt; fry for a minute.
  • Add rice, chicken stock, black pepper powder and raisins; cook with a cover till rice is done.
  • Serve hot.

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