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Kabsa (Chicken and Rice Skillet) Recipe

Kabsa (Chicken and Rice Skillet) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 20 June, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup - Butter or margarine
  • 1 (2 1/2 to 3 lb) chicken, cut up
  • 3 cups - Chicken broth
  • 1 cup - long grain Rice
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 5 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup - Tomato sauce or puree
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 orange, grated peel
  • 3 whole Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom pods or 1/2 tsp - ground Cardamom seeds
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup - Raisins
  • 1/4 cup - toasted sliced or slivered Almonds
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Kabsa (Chicken and Rice Skillet):

    1. Melt butter or margarine in a large skillet.
    2. Add chicken pieces. Saute until onion is tender.
    3. Stir in tomato sauce or puree.
    4. Simmer over low heat for one minute to blend flavors.
    5. Add tomatoes, carrots, orange peel, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, salt and pepper.
    6. Cook for one minute. Add broth.
    7. Return chicken pieces to skillet.
    8. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover.
    9. Simmer over low heat 30 minutes.
    10. Stir rice into liquid between pieces of chicken.
    11. Or remove chicken, stir in rice, then return chicken pieces to skillet.
    12. Cover it. Simmer 30 minutes longer or until rice is tender.
    13. Garnish with raisins and almonds.




     

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