Non Vegetarian
Saudi Kabsa
  • serves: 3-4
    1/2 kg of long-grain Kohinoor Basmati Rice
    8 chicken drumsticks
    1/4 cup vegetable oil
    2 medium onions, sliced
    1(12 ounces) can tomato puree
    2 medium tomatoes, chopped
    4 cloves of garlic, crushed
    2 medium carrots, grated
    grated rind of one orange
    4 cloves
    4 cardamom pods
    3 cinnamon sticks
    Salt and pepper to taste
    1/4 cup raisins sliced almonds and cashews

cooking time: 30 min
Sautee onion in oil until they begin to brown.
Add chicken pieces, tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, garlic and stir for about five minutes over low heat.
Stir in three cups hot water, grated carrot, orange rind, spices, salt and pepper to taste.
Cook over medium heat, covered, about 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked.
Remove the chicken. Set aside to keep warm.
Stir rice into the liquid in the pan, 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.