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