Kabsah

Prep. Time : 15 minutes    |    Cooking time : 2 1/2 hours    |    Serving : 10 – 12

Ingredients:
4 Cups Country Basmat i Rice
4 Tablespoons Oil or shortening
4 Large Onion, halved and sliced
4 Small Garlic cloves, crushed
2Kg Lamb leg or shoulder meat
4 Large Tomatoes. peeled.seeded,
1/2 Teaspoon chopped Ground turmeric
1/2 Teaspoon Ground saffron
1/2 Teaspoon Ground cardamom
1 Teaspoon Ground cinnamon
4 Pieces Whole Dried lime (Loomy)
1 Teaspoon Mixed spices
1/4 Tablespoon Black pepper
1 Tablespoon Salt
1/4 Cup Tomato paste
Fried almonds and pine nuts

How to Prepare:
1. Wash rice and soak in warm water for 15- 20 minutes

2. Heat oil in large saucepan, cook onion, garlic and meat until brown from both ides. Cover meat with water, add tomatoes and spices, heat to boiling, then cook gently over medium heat for 2 hours or till meat is
tender.

3. Strain the stock; add more water to equal 7 cups. Put in a large casserole. Add meat pieces and tomato paste. Bring to boil, add rice, stir well, cover and simmer on low heat for 30 – 40 minutes.

4. Serve rice in a large platter. Place meat on the top with nuts.