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Omani Lamb Biryani Recipe

Omani Lamb Biryani

Red Meat

Total Time : Serves 8

HOW TO PREPARE Omani Lamb Biryani Recipe

Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a large pot (reserve 1 tablespoon), add onions and cook until they become golden brown in color. Add garlic and ginger, stir then add water, yogurt, Omani mix spices, dried lime, lamb pieces, MAGGI Chicken Stock cubes and diced tomato. Stir to boil. Cover and simmer on low heat with occasional stirring for 1½ hour or until lamb is cooked. Set aside.

Meanwhile place rice, whole spices and salt in the extra boiling water, cook for 8-10 minutes or until rice is ¾ cooked, remove and drain.

Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of ghee in a large pot, Put half the quantity of cooked rice in the pot, add the lamb mixture over the rice and top with the remaining rice.

Sprinkle saffron and rosewater mixture on top of rice.

Cover the pot; cook on low heat for 25 minutes or until the rice is cooked.

Nutritional Information For Omani Lamb Biryani Recipe

Per Portion of 300g

Energy : 676.00 Kcal
Protein : 31.00 g
Carbohydrate : 75.00 g
Fats : 28.00 g

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  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 medium onions or 250 g, sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 cups water or 500 ml
  • 1 cup yoghurt or 250 ml
  • 3 tablespoons omani mixed spicess
  • 1 dried lime, cut into halves
  • 1 kg lamb, pieces with bones
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Stock Bouillon Cube
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, peeled and diced
  • 3 cups basmati rice or 600 g, washed and drained
  • 5 whole cardamom pods
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 5 whole black peppers
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • 9 cups boiling water or 2¼ Liters, extra quantity to boil the rice
  • ½ teaspoon saffron filaments, soaked in ¼ cup or 60ml rose water


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