Add chicken pieces onion garlic saute until onion is tender.
Beer can chicken rub spices. Kabsa is made of chicken that is slowly simmered in a spicy broth of tomatoes and spices. Add the rice to the pot of simmering gravy pot1. I cut a large chicken into 6 pieces. Pour in reserved 4 cups of chicken broth.
Boil the meat in an aromatic spice bathdump meat spices and aromatics into a pot cover with water cover with a lid and bring to a boil. Close the lid and turn it ob pressure cook for 10 minutes. And thats the secret of the unbeatable taste of this dish. Go back to doing whatever you want maybe catch up on some reading.
Stir in tomato puree simmer over a low heat for a couple of minutes. This chicken is then removed and either fried or grilled while the broth is used to cook the rice. Heres how easy it is to make lamb kabsa. Add the water maggi cube.
For this chicken kabsa recipe youll need large pieces of chicken. Kabsa in the instant pot. Now there is one problem in this it might give you the burn warning. Pour in the water and add the chicken bouillon cube.
Immediately fluff up the rice with a fork adding a little butter if desired. Melt butter in a large stock pot casserole or dutch oven. Partially baking the chicken will ensure it is cooked through after added to the pot with the rice. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer and cover the pot.
Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil with 1 tablespoon butter in a large pan. Well be cooking chicken in two stages. The tomatoes and tomato paste are stirred into a tomato sauce. The result is a mouth watering aromatic dish which smells lemony and spicy.
Stir in the canned tomatoes with their juice the grated carrots whole cloves nutmeg cumin coriander salt black pepper and the kabsa spice mix. Mix in the seasoned rice and cook until rice grains are hot 2 to 3 minutes. First in the pan and then on the grill. Add tomatoes carrots cloves all the spices salt and pepper.
Cook for a couple of minutes. Theres one important element that makes both the chicken and rice so delicious. Cook stirring occasionally until vegetables begin to soften 3 to 5 minutes. Cook and stir 2 cups onion with tomatoes until vegetables soften about 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium and stir in onion garlic ginger carrot cumin coriander and turmeric. I used 15 cups of water for 1 cup of rice. When the meat is cooked strain the stock reserve the meat. Cook for about 3 minutes.
The rice absorbs the juices from the chicken and vegetables and is moist. Cover and cook till done water runs dry. Kabsa is the very definition of a one pot dish of chicken and rice. Squeeze a little lemon juice on the broiled chicken pieces.
Cook the chicken in the oven with some oil for about 30 minutes until the chicken pieces are slightly browned.