Rice Boukhari with Meat Recipe

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Rice Boukhari with Meat Recipe. Enjoy Saudi Cuisine and learn how to make Rice Boukhari with Meat.

Preparation time : 25 minutes
Cooking time : 2 hours

Ingredients (serves 6 persons)

3 tablespoons ghee
750 g lamb, pieces with bones
3 medium onions or 450 g, chopped
8 cups water or 2 liters
2 cubes MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon
¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
¾ teaspoon ground cumin
¾ teaspoon ground cardamom
3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, pureed
2½ cups rice or 500 g, washed and drained
2 medium carrots or 150 g, cut into thin strips and boiled
1 cup mixed fried nuts


Heat ghee in a large pot, add and brown the lamb meat pieces until golden brown. Add onions and stir from time to time until the they become golden brown.

Add water, MAGGI® Mutton Bouillon , all the spices and the tomato juice. Cover and cook over low heat for 1½ hours or until meat is cooked.

When the meat is cooked, add the rice to the meat stock, this should be around 4 cups or 1000ml of stock, cover and cook over low heat for 25 minutes or until rice is cooked.

Place the rice on a large serving dish, place the meat pieces over the rice, and add the cooked carrots over the meat and garnish with the fried nuts or with raisins and shredded carrots.


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