Meat Kabsa in a Pressure Cooker

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Kabsa is a meat and rice main course dish that is popular not just in Saudi Arabia but across the Arab world. Learn how to make it in a pressure cooker in order to save time. This recipe is quick, easy and does not need a lot of ingredients.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 Vegetable oil: 3 tablespoons
 Chopped lamb meat: 3 lbs (1 1/2 kilograms)
 Basmati rice: 2 1/2 cups
 Water - 1 1/4 liter
 Chopped onion: 1
 Salt: to taste
 Dried lemon: 2
 Cinnamon stick: 2
 Bay leaves: 3
 Black pepper: 1 tablespoon
 Tomato juice: 3 cups

1

In a pressure cooker, heat the vegetable oil, then fry the onions until soft.

2

Add to the pot the pieces of meat, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, dried lemon, and season with salt and black pepper.

3

Leave the mixture on the stove, stirring occasionally, until the meat changes color.

4

Pour the tomato juice and leave the mixture until it boils and thickens, then add the hot water.

5

Close the pot for 30 minutes. When the whistling starts, reduce the fire and remove the lid.

6

Add the rice and stir the ingredients. Put the lid on and close the pressure cooker again for 25 minutes, until the rice is completely done.

7

Pour the Kabsa onto a serving plate and serve it directly.

Ingredients

 Vegetable oil: 3 tablespoons
 Chopped lamb meat: 3 lbs (1 1/2 kilograms)
 Basmati rice: 2 1/2 cups
 Water - 1 1/4 liter
 Chopped onion: 1
 Salt: to taste
 Dried lemon: 2
 Cinnamon stick: 2
 Bay leaves: 3
 Black pepper: 1 tablespoon
 Tomato juice: 3 cups

Directions

1

In a pressure cooker, heat the vegetable oil, then fry the onions until soft.

2

Add to the pot the pieces of meat, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, dried lemon, and season with salt and black pepper.

3

Leave the mixture on the stove, stirring occasionally, until the meat changes color.

4

Pour the tomato juice and leave the mixture until it boils and thickens, then add the hot water.

5

Close the pot for 30 minutes. When the whistling starts, reduce the fire and remove the lid.

6

Add the rice and stir the ingredients. Put the lid on and close the pressure cooker again for 25 minutes, until the rice is completely done.

7

Pour the Kabsa onto a serving plate and serve it directly.

Meat Kabsa in a Pressure Cooker

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